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4.3.2.235 CodeSystem http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/service-referral-method

Patient Administration icon 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:5.0.0-cibuild
Name:ReferralMethod
Title:ReferralMethod
Status:active
Definition:

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

Committee:Patient Administration icon Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.4.1142 (for OID based terminology systems)
Flags:CaseSensitive, Complete
All codes ValueSet:ReferralMethod

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

  • ValueSet: ReferralMethod icon (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.)

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

CodeDisplayDefinitionCopy
fax FaxReferrals may be accepted by fax.btn btn
phone PhoneReferrals may be accepted over the phone from a practitioner.btn btn
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.btn btn
semail Secure EmailReferrals may be accepted via a secure email. To send please encrypt with the services public key.btn btn
mail MailReferrals may be accepted via regular postage (or hand delivered).btn btn

 

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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