National Directory of Healthcare Providers & Services (NDH) Implementation Guide
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National Directory of Healthcare Providers & Services (NDH) Implementation Guide, published by HL7 International / Patient Administration. This guide is not an authorized publication; it is the continuous build for version 1.0.0-ballot built by the FHIR (HL7® FHIR® Standard) CI Build. This version is based on the current content of https://github.com/HL7/fhir-us-ndh/ and changes regularly. See the Directory of published versions

CodeSystem: Healthcare Service Category Code System

Official URL: http://hl7.org/fhir/us/ndh/CodeSystem/HealthcareServiceCategoryCS Version: 1.0.0-ballot
Active as of 2024-06-17 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 case-sensitive code system http://hl7.org/fhir/us/ndh/CodeSystem/HealthcareServiceCategoryCS defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinition
behav Behavioral Health

Services 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 Dental

Services related to the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the mouth.

dme DME/Medical Supplies

Health care consumables or equipments supplied to patients

emerg Emergency care

Health 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 Group

Health care services rendered by a group of people, e.g. a group of Physicians.

home Home Health

Health 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 Hospital

Health care services rendered within a hospital or other inpatient setting providng patient treatment with specialzed medical and nursing staff and medical equipment.

lab Laboratory

Pathology 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 Other

Other

outpat Clinic or Outpatient Facility

Health care services rendered in an outpatient facility, e.g. medical procedures, surgeries, etc.

prov Medical Provider

Health care services rendered by a person, e.g. Physician.

pharm Pharmacy

Services related to the storage, compounding, dispensing and sale of drugs.

trans Transportation

Services related to the transportation of patients to and from a healthcare facility, or programs related to transportation insecurity.

urg Urgent Care

Unscheduled health care services which provide for point-in-time evaluation or treatment of a non-life-threatening medical condition.

vis Vision

Services related to the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the eyes.

education Education

Services or programs related to education, including health literacy, health education, and health promotion (stress management, smoking cessation, etc.)

employment Employment

Services or programs related to employment assistance

financial Financial

Services or programs related to financial insecurity, material hardship, or medical cost burden

food Food

Services or programs related to food insecurity or inadequate nutrition

housing Housing

Services or programs related to housing instability, inadequate housing, or homelessness

personal-safety Personal Safety

Services or programs related to personal safety, including intimate partner violence, elder abuse, sexual violence, and child abuse and neglect

social-connection Social Connection

Services or programs related to social isolation or social connection