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4.3.14.368 Code System http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/service-referral-method

Patient Administration Work Group Maturity Level: 1Draft Use Context: Any

This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.

Summary

Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/service-referral-method
Version:4.1.0
Name:ReferralMethod
Title:ReferralMethod
Definition:

The methods of referral can be used when referring to a specific HealthCareService resource.

Committee:Patient Administration Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1142 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

  • ValueSet: ReferralMethod (The methods of referral can be used when referring to a specific HealthCareService resource.)
  • ValueSet: ReferralMethod (The methods of referral can be used when referring to a specific HealthCareService resource.)

The methods of referral can be used when referring to a specific HealthCareService resource.

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/service-referral-method defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinition
fax FaxReferrals may be accepted by fax.
phone PhoneReferrals may be accepted over the phone from a practitioner.
elec Secure MessagingReferrals may be accepted via a secure messaging system. To determine the types of secure messaging systems supported, refer to the identifiers collection. Callers will need to understand the specific identifier system used to know that they are able to transmit messages.
semail Secure EmailReferrals may be accepted via a secure email. To send please encrypt with the services public key.
mail MailReferrals may be accepted via regular postage (or hand delivered).

 

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Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

LevelA few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. See Code System for further information.
SourceThe source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
CodeThe code (used as the code in the resource instance). If the code is in italics, this indicates that the code is not selectable ('Abstract')
DisplayThe display (used in the display element of a Coding). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
DefinitionAn explanation of the meaning of the concept
CommentsAdditional notes about how to use the code