Representing Social Connection and Isolation

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Type Standard / Implementation Specification Standards Process Maturity Implementation Maturity Adoption Level Federally required Cost Test Tool Availability
Rating 1
Limitations, Dependencies, and Preconditions for Consideration Applicable Value Set(s) and Starter Set(s)
  • The Social connection and isolation panel is a set of five questions used to assess the number of types of social relationships on which a patient is connected and not isolated.  It was developed for the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), and is best suited for this interoperability need.
  • See LOINC projects in the Interoperability Proving Ground.

Social connection and isolation panel LOINC® code 76506-5,

  Member codes:

  LOINC® code  63503-7 (with LOINC answer list ID LL1068-7)

  LOINC® code 76508-1

  LOINC® code 76509-9

  LOINC® code  76510-7

  LOINC® code  76511-5 (with LOINC answer list ID LL963-0)

  Social isolation score LOINC® code 76512-3


Since this LOINC code and…

Since this LOINC code and answer set has been developed (30 behavior and functional status variables suggested by the IOM report and adopted for requirement in the last MU NPRM), the adoption level could now be very high.