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Using Z Codes to Document SDOH Work at WA FQHCs

Join the Association and special guest National Association of Community Health Centers to learn how community health centers are using Z codes to successfully document SDOH work and address coding challenges.

Intended Audience:

Social Determinants of Health Learning Network members and any community health centers’ staff involved in screening clients for social needs, connecting them to resources and using data to inform care.

Learning Objectives:

As a result of attending the learning event, attendees will be able to describe how to:

  • Recognize current SDOH Z codes and how to access an updated list

  • Identify how health centers are using Z codes to document their SDOH work, including challenges and successes

  • Understand the relationship between ICD-10-CM, SNOMED CT, LOINC, and CPT


Raymonde Uy, MD, MBA, ACHIP

Physician Informaticist, Clinical Affairs Division

Diplomate, American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Certified Health Informatics Professional

As a Physician Informaticist at the National Association of Community Health Centers, Dr. Raymonde Uy supports the clinical informatics needs of projects funded by the CDC and others on nationwide community health center health information technology and population health concerns. Prior to joining NACHC, Dr. Uy serves as a clinical informatics consultant and visiting professor in Clinical Informatics with academic and industry stakeholders in both the United States and the Philippines. Dr. Uy also works as a scientific reviewer for both the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) & the International Medical Informatics Association and is an member of The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s Health Information Technology Advisory Committee and Adopted Standards Task Force. Dr. Uy earned a dual MD/MBA degree: Doctor of Medicine and Master of Business Administration, and completed his postdoctoral fellowship in Biomedical Informatics at the U.S. National Institutes of Health. Dr. Uy is a diplomate of the inaugural AMIA Certified Health Informatics Professional class, and is the commissioner of the health informatics certification committee.

Questions? Contact:

Patricia Gepert

Health Access Coordinator

(360)786.9722 ext. 230

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