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A QDM attribute provides specific detail about a QDM datatype.

Performance/Reporting Period
QDM Datatype (QDM Version 5.6):

rank defines a position in a hierarchy for diagnoses or procedures. It replaces ordinality previously assigned to "Procedure, Performed", "Procedure, Order", and "Procedure, Recommended". ordinality does not align with any FHIR resources; it does align with definitions for FHIR encounter.diagnosis. Thus, the concept fits best consistently across QDM for the concept of principal for encounter diagnosis and for procedure.

Last Updated: Jul 15, 2022