Representing Immunizations – Historical

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Type Standard Implementation/Specification Standards Process Maturity Implementation Maturity Adoption Level Federally required Cost Test Tool Availability
Standard
Final
Production
Rating 5
Yes
Free
N/A
Standard
Final
Production
Rating 4
No
Free
N/A
Limitations, Dependencies, and Preconditions for Consideration Applicable Value Set(s) and Starter Set(s)
  • CVX codes are designed to represent administered and historical immunizations and will not contain manufacturer-specific information.

  • When an MVX code is paired with a CVX (vaccine administered) code, the specific trade named vaccine may be indicated providing further specificity as to the vaccines administered.

  • While the information is very helpful, MVX is fairly rare to have for historical vaccinations and is unrealistic to have providers collect.

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Agree with the code system and value set identified. The VSAC direct url for this value set is https://vsac.nlm.nih.gov/valueset/2.16.840.1.113762.1.4.1010.6/expansion. 

I would like to also have the ISA include RxNorm as an additional code system to describe vaccines. That value set is Vaccine Clinical Drug 2.16.840.1.113762.1.4.1010.8 https://vsac.nlm.nih.gov/valueset/2.16.840.1.113762.1.4.1010.8/expansion