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["Patient Characteristic, Race": "White"]

Performance/Reporting Period
Value Set Description from VSAC
Clinical Focus: The purpose of this value set is to represent concepts for the patient characteristic of white race.
Data Element Scope: This value set may use a model element related to Race.
Inclusion Criteria: Includes concepts that represent a patient characteristic of white race.
Exclusion Criteria: Excludes concepts that represent non-white race.

Constrained to codes in the Patient Characteristic, Race: White value set (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.123.12.1007)

QDM Datatype and Definition (QDM Version 5.5 Guidance Update)

"Patient Characteristic, Race"

Data elements that meet criteria using this datatype should document the patient’s race.

Timing: Race does not have a specific timing. Measures using "Patient Characteristic, Race" should address the most recent entry in the clinical record.

Last Updated: Jul 08, 2021