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VA Technical Reference Model v 20.8

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) MapIT
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) MapIT Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) MapIT maps diagnosis, external causes of morbidity, and procedure codes between versions nine and ten of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) coding system. This utility is designed to use the source data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) General Equivalence Mapping (GEM). This technology automates maps based on the forward method (ICD-9 to ICD-10) and the backward method (ICD-10 to ICD-9).

This technology does not utilize a database as files generated by this technology are saved to the user’s local drive.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has been assessed by the Section 508 Office and found non-conformant. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at Section508@va.gov. Please see reference tab for more information concerning product versions.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v19.8
Decision Date: 08/13/2019
Aliases: MapIT
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (08/13/2019).