|Submitted By: Al Taylor / ONC|
|Data Element Information|
|Use Case Description(s)|
|Use Case Description||Collection of data related to a provider of health care or related services is associated with attribution and documentation of care, quality of care and safety reporting, financial information, consultation and referral, and discovery of services that may be needed for future care. Documentation of provider information can be performed automatically or require manual intervention to associate it with a past, current or future episode of care.
Elements of this class are required for federal and other financial claims and reporting programs.
|Estimated number of stakeholders capturing, accessing using or exchanging||Virtually all documentation of the provision of care involves identifying characteristics of the person responsible for delivery of that care.|
|Maturity of Use and Technical Specifications for Data Element|
|Applicable Standard(s)||For Provider Identifier https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Administrative-Simplification/NationalProvIdentStand
For Provider Role https://taxonomy.nucc.org/
|Additional Specifications||For CCDA R2.1; Encounters Section (entries required) (V3) http://www.hl7.org/implement/standards/product_brief.cfm?product_id=492
For US Core https://www.hl7.org/fhir/us/core/StructureDefinition-us-core-practitioner.html and https://www.hl7.org/fhir/us/core/StructureDefinition-us-core-practitionerrole.html
|Current Use||This data element has been used at scale between multiple different production environments to support the majority of anticipated stakeholders|
|Number of organizations/individuals with which this data element has been electronically exchanged||5 or more. This data element has been tested at scale between multiple different production environments to support the majority of anticipated stakeholders.|
|Restrictions on Standardization (e.g. proprietary code)||Feedback requested|
|Restrictions on Use (e.g. licensing, user fees)||Feedback requested|
|Privacy and Security Concerns||No concerns unique to these data elements|
|Estimate of Overall Burden||This data class and these elements are routinely used for many purposes in healthcare and related activities|
Information on a person who participates or is expected to participate in the care of a patient.
|Care Team Member Identifier
Sequence of characters used to uniquely refer to a member of the care team. Examples include but are not limited to National Provider Identifier (NPI), and National Council of State Boards of Nursing Identifier (NCSBN ID).