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["Reason": "Finding Of Elevated Blood Pressure Or Hypertension"]

Performance/Reporting Period
Value Set Description from VSAC
Clinical Focus: This value set contains concepts that represent elevated blood pressure or hypertension.
Data Element Scope: This value set may use the Quality Data Model (QDM) categories or attributes related to a Diagnosis or Finding.
Inclusion Criteria: Includes only relevant concepts associated with elevated blood pressure or hypertension.
Exclusion Criteria: No exclusions.

Constrained to codes in the Reason: Finding Of Elevated Blood Pressure Or Hypertension value set (2.16.840.1.113762.1.4.1047.514)

QDM Attribute and Definition (QDM Version 5.5 Guidance Update)


The thought process or justification for the datatype. In some measures, specific treatments are acceptable inclusion criteria only if a justified reason is present. Each of these measures uses a value set (often, but not exclusively, using SNOMED CT) to express acceptable justification reasons. Other measures specify reasons as justification for exclusions. Examples include patient, system, or medical-related reasons for declining to perform specific actions. Each of these measures also uses a value set to express acceptable justification reasons for declining to perform expected actions.
Last Updated: Jul 08, 2021