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CodeSystem: confidentialityCodes

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0177 Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: Health Level Seven International Computable Name: ConfidentialityCodes
Other Identifiers: urn:ietf:rfc:3986#Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)#urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.18.92

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Code system of concepts specifying the degree to which special confidentiality protection should be applied to the observation. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the OM1 and ORC segments.

Underlying Master Code System for V2 table 0177 (Confidentiality Code)

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


This code system defines the following properties for its concepts

statushttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#statuscodeStatus of the concept
deprecatedhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-table-deprecatedcodeVersion of HL7 in which the code was deprecated


This case-sensitive code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0177 defines the following codes in a Is-A heirarchy:

CodeDisplayDefinitionDeutsch (German, de)
V Very restrictedVery restrictedstreng vertraulich
R RestrictedRestrictedvertraulich
U Usual controlUsual controlnormaler Zugriff
EMP EmployeeEmployeeMitarbeiter
UWM Unwed motherUnwed motherunverheiratete Mutter
VIP Very important person or celebrityVery important person or celebrityVIP
PSY Psychiatric patientPsychiatric patientPsychatriepatient
AID AIDS patientAIDS patientAIDS-Patient
HIV HIV(+) patientHIV(+) patientHIV-positiver Patient
ETH Alcohol/drug treatment patientAlcohol/drug treatment patientAlkohol-/medikamentenabhängiger Patient


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