Assessments of a health-related matter of interest, importance, or worry to a patient, patient’s family, or patient’s healthcare provider that could identify a need, problem, or condition.

Data Element

Information from the submission form

HHS Disability Status - Cognitive
According to the HHS implementation guide there are six-item set of questions used on ACS and other major surveys to gauge disability is the data standard for survey questions on disability. (HHS Implementation Guidance on Data Collection Standards for Race, Ethnicity, Sex, Primary Language, and Disability Status | ASPE). The prompt for this data element should be consistent with HHS implementation guide: “Because of a physical, mental, or emotional condition, do you have serious difficulty concentrating, remembering, or making decisions?”


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