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CodeSystem: Consent Category Codes

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/consentcategorycodes Version: 1.0.1
Active as of 2024-07-14 Maturity Level: 2 Responsible: Health Level Seven International Computable Name: ConsentCategoryCodes
Other Identifiers: OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1226

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This value set includes sample Consent Directive Type codes, including several consent directive related LOINC codes; HL7 VALUE SET: ActConsentType(2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.19897); examples of US realm consent directive legal descriptions and references to online and/or downloadable forms such as the SSA-827 Authorization to Disclose Information to the Social Security Administration; and other anticipated consent directives related to participation in a clinical trial, medical procedures, reproductive procedures; health care directive (Living Will); advance directive, do not resuscitate (DNR); Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST)

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

Generated Narrative: CodeSystem consentcategorycodes

Last updated: 2024-04-24 00:00:00+0000

Profile: Shareable CodeSystem

This case-sensitive code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/consentcategorycodes defines the following codes in a Is-A hierarchy:

acd Advance Directive Any instructions, written or given verbally by a patient in anticipation of potential need for medical treatment.
dnr Do Not Resuscitate A legal document, signed by both the patient and their provider, stating a desire not to have CPR initiated in case of a cardiac event.
emrgonly Emergency Only Disclosure Opt-in to disclosure of health information for emergency only consent directive. Comment: This general consent directive specifically limits disclosure of health information for purpose of emergency treatment. Additional parameters may further limit the disclosure to specific users, roles, duration, types of information, and impose uses obligations.
hcd Health Care Directive Patient authored document communicating to patient's health care provider(s) instructions about the patient's goals, preferences, and priorities if the patient is diagnosed as being terminally ill and in a persistent vegetative state, is in a permanently unconscious condition or is otherwise unable to communicate thoe instructions.
npp Notice of Privacy Practices Acknowledgement of custodian notice of privacy practices. Usage Notes: This type of consent directive acknowledges a custodian's notice of privacy practices including its permitted collection, access, use and disclosure of health information to users and for purposes of use specified.
polst POLST The Physician Order for Life-Sustaining Treatment form records a person's health care wishes for end of life emergency treatment and translates them into an order by the physician. It must be reviewed and signed by both the patient and the physician, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant.
research Research Information Access Consent to have healthcare information in an electronic health record accessed for research purposes.
rsdid De-identified Information Access Consent to have de-identified healthcare information in an electronic health record that is accessed for research purposes, but without consent to re-identify the information under any circumstance.
rsreid Re-identifiable Information Access Consent to have de-identified healthcare information in an electronic health record that is accessed for research purposes re-identified under specific circumstances outlined in the consent.


2023-11-14reviseTSMGMarc DuteauAdd standard copyright and contact to internal content; up-476
2023-11-10reviseCBCPDavid PykeUpdate Descriptions for Consent Category Code; up-413
2020-10-14reviseVocabulary WGGrahame GrieveReset Version after migration to UTG
2020-05-06reviseVocabulary WGTed KleinMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.