Others titles

  • Evaluation and Statistics
  • Electronic Health Records Exchange

Keywords

  • Current States with Health IT Partners
  • Current States and DC
  • Health IT Partners
  • Health Partners
  • Health IT
  • Social Security Administration

Current States and DC with Health IT Partners

This dataset provides monthly data about the current States (and District of Columbia) with health IT partners. The information is for fiscal years 2008 – 2014.

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Description

Social Security serves as one of the leading federal agencies in health IT.

The request is to have 15 million medical records from almost 500,000 providers to make decisions on about three million disability claims annually. This makes Social Security one of the largest disability programs in the world.

Since 2008, Social Security is leading an initiative to enable the electronic exchange of health information to improve the disability determination process.

The goal of health IT is to reduce the burden on health care providers and offer applicants faster and more consistent disability decisions.

Social Security team has experience in electronic health records exchange. They actively attend leading conferences and knowledge exchange events on health IT. In addition, they continually evaluate their processes to adapt to changes in the field.

The CAL (Compassionate Allowances List) process is a way of quickly identifying diseases and other medical conditions that invariably qualify under the Listing of Impairments based on minimal objective medical information. The CAL process allows them to target quickly the most obviously disabled individuals for allowances based on objective medical evidence that they can obtain quickly.

About this Dataset

Data Info

Date Created

2014-06-27

Last Modified

2019-11-01

Version

2019-11-01

Update Frequency

Annual

Temporal Coverage

2008-2017

Spatial Coverage

United States

Source

John Snow Labs; Social Security Administration;

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Source License Requirements

N/A

Source Citation

Social Security Administration Office of Research, Evaluation and Statistics

Keywords

Current States with Health IT Partners, Current States and DC, Health IT Partners, Health Partners, Health IT, Social Security Administration

Other Titles

Evaluation and Statistics, Electronic Health Records Exchange

Data Fields

Name Description Type Constraints
Fiscal_YearYear of the Reportdate-
MonthDetail of Month wisestring-
Number_of_StatesNumber of States Reportedintegerlevel : Nominal
CommentsAny Comments related to Health IT Partnersstring-

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Fiscal YearMonthNumber of StatesComments
2008Oct0
2008Nov0
2008Dec0
2008Jan0
2008Feb0
2008Mar0
2008Apr0
2008May0
2008Jun0
2008Jul0