45 CFR 170.207 - Vocabulary standards for representing electronic health information.

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§ 170.207 Vocabulary standards for representing electronic health information. Link to an amendment published at 79 FR 54478, Sept. 11, 2014.
The Secretary adopts the following code sets, terminology, and nomenclature as the vocabulary standards for the purpose of representing electronic health information:
(a) Problems
(1) Standard. The code set specified at 45 CFR 162.1002(a)(1) for the indicated conditions.
(2) Standard. International Health Terminology Standards Development Organization (IHTSDO) Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine Clinical Terms (SNOMED CT ®) July 2009 version (incorporated by reference in § 170.299).
(3) Standard. IHTSDO SNOMED CT® International Release July 2012 (incorporated by reference in § 170.299) and US Extension to SNOMED CT® March 2012 Release (incorporated by reference in § 170.299).
(b) Procedures
(1) Standard. The code set specified at 45 CFR 162.1002(a)(2).
(2) Standard. The code set specified at 45 CFR 162.1002(a)(5).
(3) Standard. The code set specified at 45 CFR 162.1002(a)(4).
(4) Standard. The code set specified at 45 CFR 162.1002(c)(3) for the indicated procedures or other actions taken.
(c) Laboratory tests
(1) Standard. Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC®) version 2.27, when such codes were received within an electronic transaction from a laboratory (incorporated by reference in § 170.299).
(2) Standard. Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC®) Database version 2.40, a universal code system for identifying laboratory and clinical observations produced by the Regenstrief Institute, Inc. (incorporated by reference in § 170.299).
(d) Medications
(1) Standard. Any source vocabulary that is included in RxNorm, a standardized nomenclature for clinical drugs produced by the United States National Library of Medicine.
(2) Standard. RxNorm, a standardized nomenclature for clinical drugs produced by the United States National Library of Medicine, August 6, 2012 Release (incorporated by reference in § 170.299).
(e) Immunizations
(1) Standard. HL7 Standard Code Set CVX—Vaccines Administered, July 30, 2009 version (incorporated by reference in § 170.299).
(2) Standard. HL7 Standard Code Set CVX—Vaccines Administered, updates through July 11, 2012 (incorporated by reference in § 170.299).
(f) Race and Ethnicity. Standard. The Office of Management and Budget Standards for Maintaining, Collecting, and Presenting Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity, Statistical Policy Directive No. 15, as revised, October 30, 1997 (see “Revisions to the Standards for the Classification of Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity,” available at http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/fedreg_1997standards ).
(g) Preferred language. Standard. As specified by the Library of Congress, ISO 639-2 alpha-3 codes limited to those that also have a corresponding alpha-2 code in ISO 639-1. (incorporated by reference in § 170.299).
(h) Smoking status. Standard. Smoking status must be coded in one of the following SNOMED CT® codes:
(1) Current every day smoker. 449868002
(2) Current some day smoker. 428041000124106
(3) Former smoker. 8517006
(4) Never smoker. 266919005
(5) Smoker, current status unknown. 77176002
(6) Unknown if ever smoked. 266927001
(7) Heavy tobacco smoker. 428071000124103
(8) Light tobacco smoker. 428061000124105
(i) Encounter diagnoses. Standard. The code set specified at 45 CFR 162.1002(c)(2) for the indicated conditions.
(j) Family health history. HL7 Version 3 Standard: Clinical Genomics; Pedigree, (incorporated by reference in § 170.299).
[75 FR 44649, July 28, 2010, as amended at 77 FR 54284, Sept. 4, 2012]
Effective Date Note:
At 79 FR 54478, Sept. 11, 2014, § 170.207 was amended by removing and reserving paragraphs (a)(1) and (2), (b)(1), (c)(1), (d)(1), and (e)(1), effective Mar. 1, 2015.

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  • 2015-06-09; vol. 80 # 110 - Tuesday, June 9, 2015
    1. 80 FR 32477 - Acceptance and Approval of Non-Governmental Developed Test Procedures, Test Tools, and Test Data for Use Under the ONC Health IT Certification Program
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)
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      Reissued June 9, 2015.
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Title 45 published on 2014-10-01

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  • 2015-06-09; vol. 80 # 110 - Tuesday, June 9, 2015
    1. 80 FR 32477 - Acceptance and Approval of Non-Governmental Developed Test Procedures, Test Tools, and Test Data for Use Under the ONC Health IT Certification Program
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)
      Reissuance.
      Reissued June 9, 2015.
      45 CFR Part 170