Submitting and Exchanging Data with MIIC
Resources for the electronic documentation of vaccinations in the Minnesota Immunization Information Connection (MIIC), includes: file specifications, code sets, and transport options.
Reporting immunization data
- Reporting Immunization Data to MIIC (PDF)
Options and guidelines for reporting immunization data to MIIC.
- Process for Working on Data Exchange with MIIC
Information for organizations interested in submitting and/or exchanging data with MIIC via flat file or HL7 file format. Includes: registration, pre-testing, and onboarding.
- Reporting Dose-Level Eligibility to MIIC (PDF)
Beginning Aug. 1, 2015, clinics enrolled in the Minnesota Vaccines for Children Program (MnVFC) program that practice the replacement method of vaccine management will be required to submit dose-level eligibility to MIIC for all vaccines administered to patients that are 18 years of age or younger. Updated 3/15
- Meaningful Use Incentives and MIIC
Details regarding immunization reporting Stage 1 and 2 objectives, measures, and related standards.
- Documenting Influenza Vaccination in MIIC
Benefits of tracking flu vaccinations in MIIC, options for reporting, and influenza-specific MIIC vaccine codes.
HL7 data submissions are required for Meaningful Use data submissions. Meaningful Use Stage 1 ongoing submitters may continue to send in HL7 2.3.1/2.4. All other Meaningful Use data submissions must follow the HL7 2.5.1 specification. Organizations not participating in Meaningful Use are encouraged but not required to submit in HL7 format.
The following specifications are for submitting VXU messages.
- MIIC HL7 2.5.1 Specifications (PDF)
- Main Differences Between MIIC-Specific HL7 2.3.1/2.4 and HL7 2.5.1 (PDF)
HL7 2.3.1 and v.2.4
- MIIC HL7 2.3.1 and 2.4 Specifications
Flat file specifications
Flat file data submissions do not meet Meaningful Use requirements.
- Flat File Specifications
for Batch Submissions to MIIC - Version 3 (PDF)
Details of submitting batch immunization data to MIIC in a flat file format. Updated 11/14
- Flat File Specifications
for Batch Submissions to MIIC - Version 5 (PDF)
Details of submitting batch immunization data to MIIC in a flat file format.
Note: Version 5 includes the addition of 3 characters to the end of the immunization record. This is the location where dose-level eligibility for MnVFC vaccine will be submitted using the 3-character code, V00 – V07. Updated 11/14
- Submit Client Query User Guide and Specification (PDF)
User guide and specifications for health plans and other providers to submit a list of their members or patients to MIIC and receive immunization data for those individuals using flat file format. Updated 9/14
- Getting and Filling Out the Spreadsheet (PDF)
Details the process of getting and filling out the flu spreadsheet. Updated 9/13
- Transport Options for Submitting Data to MIIC
An overview of transport options for health care providers to securely submit immunization data to MIIC. Updated 9/13
- SOAP/Web Services Specifications for Data Exchange (PDF)
Details of submitting immunization data to MIIC via SOAP/web services.