Submitting and Exchanging Data with MIIC
Resources for data reporting and exchange with 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.
- Exchange Data with MIIC (PDF)
Information on the benefits of setting up a bidirectional (two-way) exchange of data between your organization and 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 (MnVFC) program that practice the replacement method of vaccine management are required to submit dose-level eligibility to MIIC for all vaccines administered to patients ages 18 years or younger.
- 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.
Health Level Seven (HL7) is a nationally recognized standard for electronic data exchange between systems housing health care data. The HL7 standard provides critical support for this exchange of information by defining a syntax for the messages that carry this information.
The following specifications are for submitting VXU messages.
- MIIC HL7 2.5.1 Specifications (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. This is a legacy format that MIIC does not accept for new interfaces.
- 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.