National Healthcare Directory Query
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CodeSystem: Healthcare Service Category Code System

Official URL: Version: 1.0.0-ballot
Active as of 2022-12-08 Computable Name: HealthcareServiceCategoryCS

Broad categories of healthcare services being performed or delivered

This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:

This code system defines the following codes:

behav Behavioral HealthServices related to the promotion of mental health, resilience and wellbeing; the treatment of mental and substance use disorders; and the support of those who experience and/or are in recovery from these conditions, along with their families and communities.
dent DentalServices related to the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the mouth.
dme DME/Medical SuppliesHealth care consumables or equipments supplied to patients
emerg Emergency careHealth care services rendered within a designated emergency care facility, for point-in-time evaluation and/or treatment any medical condition such that a prudent layperson possessing an average knowledge of medicine and health, believes that immediate unscheduled medical care is required.
group Medical GroupHealth care services rendered by a group of people, e.g. a group of Physicians.
home Home HealthHealth care services delivered to patients within their residence rather than a clinical setting; usually provided by nurses, home health aides, and other professionals on a regularly scheduled visit.
hosp HospitalHealth care services rendered within a hospital or other inpatient setting providng patient treatment with specialzed medical and nursing staff and medical equipment.
lab LaboratoryPathology and laboratory testing on clinical specimenst to obtain informaion about the health of a paeint to aid in diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease.
other OtherOther
outpat Clinic or Outpatient FacilityHealth care services rendered in an outpatient facility, e.g. medical procedures, surgeries, etc.
prov Medical ProviderHealth care services rendered by a person, e.g. Physician.
pharm PharmacyServices related to the storage, compounding, dispensing and sale of drugs.
trans TransportationServices which transport patients to or from a medical facility, e.g., ambulance.
urg Urgent CareUnscheduled health care services which provide for point-in-time evaluation or treatment of a non-life-threatening medical condition.
vis VisionServices related to the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the eyes.