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["Discharge Disposition": "Discharge To Acute Care Facility"]

Performance/Reporting Period
Value Set Description from VSAC
Clinical Focus: This value set contains concepts that represent the discharge of a patient to an acute care facility.
Data Element Scope: This value set may use the Quality Data Model (QDM) attribute related to Discharge Disposition. The intent of this data element is to identify the final place or setting to which the patient was discharged on the day of discharge from a particular inpatient encounter. This particular value set intends to identify patients who were discharged to an acute care facility.
Inclusion Criteria: Includes only relevant concepts associated with SNOMED CT codes representing short-term acute care hospitals, including specialty hospitals.
Exclusion Criteria: No exclusions.

Constrained to codes in the Discharge Disposition: Discharge To Acute Care Facility value set (2.16.840.1.113883.

QDM Attribute and Definition (QDM Version 5.5 Guidance Update)


The disposition, or location to which the patient is transferred at the time of hospital discharge.
Last Updated: Jul 08, 2021