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["Diagnosis": "Atherosclerosis and Peripheral Arterial Disease"]

Performance/Reporting Period
2022
Value Set Description from VSAC
Clinical Focus: The purpose of this value set is to represent concepts for diagnoses of atherosclerosis or peripheral artery disease (PAD).
Data Element Scope: This value set may use a model element related to Diagnosis.
Inclusion Criteria: Includes concepts that represent conditions that indicate arterial blood flow is restricted.
Exclusion Criteria: No exclusions.

Constrained to codes in the Diagnosis: Atherosclerosis and Peripheral Arterial Disease value set (2.16.840.1.113762.1.4.1047.21)

QDM Datatype and Definition (QDM Version 5.5 Guidance Update)

"Diagnosis"

Data elements that meet criteria using this datatype should document the Condition/Diagnosis/Problem and its corresponding value set. The onset dateTime corresponds to the implicit start dateTime of the datatype and the abatement dateTime corresponds to the implicit stop dateTime of the datatype. If the abatement dateTime is not present, then the diagnosis is considered to still be active. When this datatype is used with timing relationships, the criterion is looking for an active diagnosis for the time frame indicated by the timing relationships.

Timing: The prevalencePeriod references the time from the onset date to the abatement date.

Last Updated: Jul 08, 2021