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Updated Value Set Guidance - LOINC Discouraged Concepts on the eCQI Resource Center

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated value set guidance.

Updates to Value Set Content

CMS has posted new value set guidance regarding Concepts with Logical Observation Identifiers, Names and Codes (LOINC) status Discouraged" on the Value Set Information page. The guidance includes: 

  • An overview of LOINC Concepts with the status of "Discouraged"  
  • Information for value set authors on mapping of these concepts and finding remapped codes

Find more information about value sets on the Value Set Authority Center (VSAC)

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Last Updated: Jun 06, 2024