Data Element

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Coverage Type
Description
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.

Comment

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:  http://hl7.org/fhir/R4/valueset-coverage-type.html  
  • Additional Use Cases: MedMorph: https://www.cdc.gov/csels/phio/making-ehr-data-more-available.html Central Cancer Registry Reporting https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/npcr/ Health Care Surveys: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/dhcs/nhcs_registry_landing.htm PCORnet: https://pcornet.org/ Birth Reporting: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/births.htm Multiple Chronic Conditions eCare Pan: https://confluence.hl7.org/display/PC/Multiple+Chronic+Conditions+%28MCC%29+eCare+Plan This element is used by CMS Quality Reporting and is marked Required or MustSupport in the FHIR QI Core IG

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