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["Diagnosis": "Malabsorption Syndromes"]

Performance/Reporting Period
Value Set Description from VSAC
Clinical Focus: The purpose of this value set is to represent concepts for a diagnosis of chronic intestinal malabsorption.
Data Element Scope: This value set may use a model element related to Diagnosis.
Inclusion Criteria: Includes concepts that represent a diagnosis of regional enteritis, ulcerative enterocolitis, celiac disease, tropical sprue, blind loop syndrome, Pancreatic steatorrhea, and other specified or unspecified intestinal malabsorption disorders.
Exclusion Criteria: Excludes concepts that represent a diagnosis of specified disorders of the intestine, including fistula of intestine, ulceration of intestine, perforation of intestine, angiodysplasia (with or without hemorrhage), dieulafoy lesion, and vomiting of fecal matter.

Constrained to codes in the Diagnosis: Malabsorption Syndromes value set (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.199.12.1050)

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