Requesting Your Comments: Adding ICD-10 Codes to Capture Human Trafficking and Intimate Partner Violence
Borrowed from the Federal Register:
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
HRSA plans to continue aligning several clinical measures reported in the Uniform Data System (UDS) with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) electronic-specified clinical quality measures (eCQM) and is considering the following changes for 2020 UDS data collection:
- Adding ICD-10 Codes to Capture Human Trafficking and Intimate Partner Violence: HRSA is aware that human trafficking and intimate partner violence are part of the social determinants of health (SDOH) that can affect a wide range of health and quality of life outcomes. Addressing SDOH is a HRSA objective to improve the health and well-being of health center patients and the broader community in which they reside.