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Health Level Seven International October 25, 2019

Health Level Seven International® invites you to take part in the early ballot openings for balloting HL7 candidate standards and documents for the upcoming February 2020 ballot cycle. 

The candidate standards and other documents described in this announcement are balloting prior to HL7's February 2020 Working Group Meeting (WGM). Comments received from consensus group members will be addressed at that WGM running February 2-7, 2020 in Sydney NSW Australia.


Special note: 

Since we expect to be transitioning FHIR tracking items JIRA during the ballot period, balloters are advised to use spreadsheets to submit their ballot comments. 

Thanks for your cooperation.


Ballot Period Open/Close Dates

Voting for consensus group members in most ballots in this document will open and close on the following dates.  Exceptions for a specific ballot are listed with that ballot description.


Ballot Open Date: Friday, October 25, 2019

Ballot Close Date: Monday, November 25, 2019

Consensus Group Enrollment Period

Consensus Group Enrollment Period is now closed

Important Note:  Consensus group signup closes when ballot voting begins.

Changes from the initial announcement will be identified in the Update to Ballot Announcement for February 2020 Ballot Cycle  document released when this ballot cycle opens.


The grid below provides the name of the sponsoring and co-sponsoring Work Group(s) announcing the ballot opening for the ballot listed. 

Work GroupProject IDBallot NameFamilyBallot IterationBallot DescriptionLast BallotedUnique Ballot ID
Financial Management1489HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Payer Data Exchange (PDex) Payer Network, Release 1 - US RealmFHIR 1st STU Ballot This guide will define the exchange methods and interoperability "standards" and specific use of FHIR resources to support Health Plan member-authorized exchange of healthcare directory and pharmacy directory information for members and third-party applications. It may also support an unsecured exchange of directory information (depending on final detailed requirements). Since the last ballot of this material in 2020FEB , the following changes have been made: This is the initial ballotFHIR_IG_PDex_PLAN_NET_R1_D1_2020FEB

For more information on ballot procedure, such as general guidelines, and voting, see Ballot Procedures and Guidelines



For Help, see Balloting Help

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