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["Diagnosis": "Frailty Diagnosis"]

Performance/Reporting Period
Value Set Description from VSAC
Clinical Focus: The purpose of this value set is to represent concepts for a diagnosis of potential indicators of frailty.
Data Element Scope: This value set may use a model element related to Diagnosis.
Inclusion Criteria: Includes concepts that represent that a diagnosis of potential frailty when coupled with older age: dependence on durable medical equipment for long-term use, limitation of activities of daily living due to disability, need for assistance with care, pressure ulcers, and falls.
Exclusion Criteria: Exclude concepts that indicate potential frailty when associated with pregnancy, fetal, juvenile, childhood or neonatal conditions; codes that indicate temporary need of durable medical equipment; codes that indicate accidental falls caused by another person, being pushed/shoved/collided into, falls on ice due to ice skates, falls due to impact against a baby buggy/shopping cart/wheelbarrow.

Constrained to codes in the Diagnosis: Frailty Diagnosis value set (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.113.12.1074)

QDM Datatype and Definition (QDM Version 5.5 Guidance Update)


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.

QDM Attributes


Prevalance Period is the time from onset dateTime to abatement dateTime.
Last Updated: Jul 08, 2021