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["Patient Characteristic, Birthdate": "Birth date"]

Performance/Reporting Period
Direct Reference Code

Constrained to 'Birth date' LOINC code

QDM Datatype and Definition

"Patient Characteristic, Birthdate"

The "Patient Characteristic Birthdate" should document the patient’s date of birth.

Timing: The "Patient Characteristic, Birthdate" is a single point in time representing the date and time of birth. It does not have a start and stop time.

Note: "Patient Characteristic Birthdate" is fixed to LOINC code 21112-8 (Birth date) and therefore cannot be further qualified with a value set.

eCQMs using this data element:
Last Updated: Jul 15, 2022