Data Element

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Coverage Type
Insurance type represents the identifiable type of healthcare payer entity applicable to a patient at any given time. This data element specifies who pays, in whole or in part, for the cost of benefits provided to a patient.


Unified Comment from CDC

  • Exchange of data element: The Multiple Chronic Conditions eCare Plan project successfully tested this element at the Sep 2020 and Jan 2021 FHIR connectathons and has implemented it at the OHSU testing site.  
  • Applicable Standard:  
  • Additional Use Cases: MedMorph: Central Cancer Registry Reporting Health Care Surveys: PCORnet: Birth Reporting: Multiple Chronic Conditions eCare Pan: This element is used by CMS Quality Reporting and is marked Required or MustSupport in the FHIR QI Core IG

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