|Type||Standard / Implementation Specification||Standards Process Maturity||Implementation Maturity||Adoption Level||Federally required||Cost||Test Tool Availability|
|Limitations, Dependencies, and Preconditions for Consideration||Applicable Value Set(s) and Starter Set(s)|
(i) Lesbian, gay or homosexual.38628009
Submitted by kwboone on 2017-11-20
Please consider a separate vocabulary term for asexual, a fairly common category.
Submitted by cgrasso on 2017-11-20
We think that the Applicable Value Set(s) and Starter Set(s) provide appropriate answer options to measure sexual orientation. Knowledge of this information is essential to providing affirming culturally competent health care to lesbian, gay and bisexual patients.
Chris Grasso, MPH
Associate Vice President for Informatics and Data Services
Submitted by cmcdonald on 2018-10-01
The answer list for the LOINC term listed below
System Answer ID 1 Bisexual /snomed.info/sct ©: 42035005 Bisexual (finding) LA22877-7 2 Heterosexual snomed.info/sct ©: 20430005 Heterosexual (finding) LA22876-9
Homosexual //snomed.info/sct ©: 38628009 Homosexual (finding) LA22875-1
Other LA46-8 5 Asked but unknown LA20384-6
Unknown ://snomed.info/sct ©: 261665006 Unknown (qualifier value) HL7 LA4489-6
Not aware that there is as of yet a federal requirement to use any particular list, SNOMED CT or otherwise.