Health related matter that is of interest, importance, or worry to someone who may be the patient, patient’s family or patient’s health care provider.

Data Element

Additional Information

Health Concerns


NCPDP Comments

NCPDP recommends the use of ICD-10 and SNOMED to report Health Concerns.

Is this a required…

Is this a required documentation field for clinicians? Does the information have to be documented in this section or can the providers document this information in the main body of the note?

Health concerns can be…

Health concerns can be documented anywhere, but when you exchange it, you have to be able to identify it as a health concern, not just a note text

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