Observation Period

The Observation Period table is designed to capture the time intervals in which data are being recorded for the Person. An Observation Period is the span of time when a Person is expected to have the potential of Drug and Condition information recorded. For claims data, observation periods are equivalent to enrollment periods to a plan.
Analytical methods use Observation Period records to distinguish periods with no observed records from periods where data are systematically not captured, such as a person not having insurance coverage.

The following Observation Period queries are available: