|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.
|Estimate the breadth of applicability of the use case(s) for this data element
|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
|For Provider Identifier http://hl7.org/fhir/sid/us-npi
For Provider Role http://nucc.org/provider-taxonomy
|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
|This data element has been used at scale between multiple different production environments to support the majority of anticipated stakeholders
|Extent of exchange
|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)
|Restrictions on Use (e.g. licensing, user fees)
|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