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March 2018 US Edition of SNOMED CT Release Available

March 2018 US Edition of SNOMED CT Release Available. NLM Tech Bull. 2018 Mar-Apr;(421):b1.

2018 March 02 [posted]

The March 2018 SNOMED CT United States (US) Edition release is now available for download by UMLS licensees from the UMLS Terminology Services (UTS).

In addition to 363 new concepts specific for the US, the March 2018 SNOMED CT US Edition also contains all of the content from the January 2018 SNOMED CT International Edition. Approximately 200 requests for terminology additions and updates were submitted via the US Content Request System (US CRS) to support US clinical health information data exchange.

This latest version of the US Edition also includes the SNOMED CT to ICD-10-CM mapping reference set, with over 122,000 SNOMED CT source concepts mapped to ICD-10-CM targets. The mapping refset is also released as a standalone download.

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