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MedlinePlus Connect News

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November 9, 2022

MedlinePlus Connect Web Application and Web Service will be moving to the AWS cloud

In January 2023, the MedlinePlus Connect Web Application and Web Service will be moving to the AWS cloud.  

To help you prepare for the move, here is a timeline of key dates and actions:

As soon as possible: Test your MedlinePlus Connect implementation in advance using our test web page.

The test page is located at: https://medlineplusconnect-test.nlm.nih.gov/ 

Please check to see whether you can access the test page from within your implementation. If you successfully access it, you will see a confirmation message at the top of the page. If you cannot reach the test page, it may indicate that security or other technical settings will impede your use of the AWS version of MedlinePlus Connect after January 2023. In this case, please make the appropriate adjustments to your implementation as soon as possible.

January 2023-May 2023: During this time, parallel access to MedlinePlus Connect using both the old IP addresses and new AWS IP addresses will be supported. This allows you more time to make adjustments to your implementation before access using the old IP addresses is discontinued. During this parallel time, the new AWS IP addresses will be supported via the test URL: https://medlineplusconnect-test.nlm.nih.gov/

Beginning in June 2023: At this time, access to MedlinePlus Connect will be available using the new AWS IP addresses only. The old IP addresses no longer will be supported and the test URL will be discontinued. The new AWS IP addresses will be supported via the current URL: https://connect.medlineplus.gov/

If your organization uses firewall rules for accessing MedlinePlus Connect, you need to update your firewall rules to allow for new IP addresses:

IPV4: 75.2.125.67

IPV4: 99.83.224.235

November 3, 2022

ICD-10-CM Update

2023 ICD-10-CM codes have been added to MedlinePlus Connect. These 2023 ICD-10-CM codes are to be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2022 through September 30, 2023 and for patient encounters occurring from October 1, 2022 through September 30, 2023.

September 22, 2022

SNOMED CT Update

The September 2022 SNOMED CT codes have been added to MedlinePlus Connect. The September 2022 US Edition of SNOMED CT is based on the content published in the June 2022 SNOMED CT International Edition and includes any SNOMED CT COVID-19 Related Content published in the June 2022 SNOMED CT International Edition. 

August 18, 2022

LOINC Update

LOINC version 2.72 codes have been added to MedlinePlus Connect. Informed by tracking health care trends, evaluating concept requests, and listening to guidance from our community, this release contains new and edited concepts in Laboratory, Clinical, Survey and other domains. 

March 15, 2022

SNOMED Update

The March 2022 SNOMED CT codes have been added to MedlinePlus Connect.

January 13, 2022

MedlinePlus Connect: 10 Years of Linking Electronic Health Records to Consumer Health Information

NLM is celebrating the 10th anniversary of MedlinePlus Connect. NLM Musings from the Mezzanine takes a look back over the past 10 years highlights opportunities that came together to create this successful NLM resource.