Representing a patient’s smoking behavior.

Data Element

Information from the submission form

Tobacco/Nicotine Quit Date
Description
The date the individual when they stopped nicotine consumption/use. Business rule: If quit date is within the last 30 days there should be a full date. If not, partial dates are accepted, or if null look for Quit Age

Comment

This field is for general…

This field is for general comments on this specific data element. To submit new USCDI data classes and/or data elements, please use the USCDI ONDEC system: https://healthit.gov/ONDEC

Unified Comment from CDC

CDC considers this element to be high priority and strongly recommends its inclusion in the USCDI V3.

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