Access Release Notes online by going to VSAC home page, click the [Help] button to navigate to the VSAC Support Center, and click the Release Notes link on the top menu bar. Direct link: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/vsac/support/releasenotes/index.html
Access to release notes via the VSAC home page, click the [Help] button to navigate to the VSAC Support Center, and click the Release Notes link on the top menu bar. Direct link: ttp://www.nlm.nih.gov/vsac/support/releasenotes/index.html
Access to V2.10.0 Release Notes are online. Go to the VSAC home page, click the [Help] button to navigate to the VSAC Support Center, and click the Release Notes link on the top menu bar. Direct link: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/vsac/support/releasenotes/index.html
Overview of update is listed within this news item.
UPDATED: Code System Versions
RxNorm 2015-08 and LOINC 2.52
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CMS Publishes Updated eCQM Table for Eligible Clinicians and Eligible Professionals for 2017 Performance Period
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published an updated table accompanying the 2016 electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) specifications (published in April 2016) for the 2017 performance period.
Now available: Updated electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) value sets for 2017 performance/reporting period
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) have published an addendum to the 2016 eCQM specifications (published in April 2016). This addendum updates relevant International Classification of Diseases (ICD)-10 Clinical Modification (CM) and Procedure Coding System (PCS) eCQM value sets for the 2017 performance year. These changes affect electronic reporting of eCQMs for the following programs:
NLM released VSAC update version 2.11.6 on September 14, 2016
NEW: CDC Race and Ethnicity Code Set Roll-up Code Supplement File (VSAC Download tab)
In support of the 2015 Edition Common Clinical Data Set, this value set supplement file allows systems to discover the appropriate "roll-up" race code, given a detailed race code from the CDCREC Race & Ethnicity Code System (Code System OID: 2.16.840.1.113883.6.238).
VSAC 2.11.1 Release Notes
NLM released VSAC update version 2.11.1 on June 23, 2016.
NEW (User Request): C-CDA Download Page for Current VSAC C-CDA r1.1 Value Sets