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  • The Beacon Community Cooperative Agreement Program
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  • Are Term Descriptions available in download files?
    In order to make selection of the proper LOINC codes more efficient, it would help us to be able to see the term description field in some cases, but I haven’t been able to find that data in any of the downloadable files. For example, 46457-8 with a component of Inpatient discharge facility [OASIS] has a […]
  • Reply To: Generic LOINC code for when no code exists?
    A term as you suggest would dilute out the value of Meaningful Use; the code itself could not isolate a particular assay for data mining.   It also misrepresents the granularity that is within the database.  The X Local codes alluded to above could be created locally; although a submission to Regenstrief is optimal suggestion. […]

State Level Meaningful Use Incentive Payment Program

The Medicaid EHR Incentive Program is a voluntary program established by Congress, but administered individually by each State and territory. […]