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Non-medical factors can affect patient health. Use Z codes to identify poverty, unemployment, homelessness, and other social determinants. During National Poverty in America Awareness Month, learn more about health disparities:
- Using Z Codes: The Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Data Journey to Better Outcomes (PDF)
- Utilization of Z Codes for Social Determinants of Health among Medicare Fee-for-Service Beneficiaries, 2019 (PDF)
- Achieving Health Equity web-based training
- CMS Office of Minority Health, Health Observances webpage
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