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CodeSystem: appointmentReason

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0276 Version: 2.1.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: HL7, Inc Computable Name: AppointmentReason
Other Identifiers: : urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.18.169

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Code system of concepts used to describe the kind of appointment or the reason why an appointment has been scheduled. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the ARQ segment.

Underlying Master Code System for V2 table 0276 (Appointment reason codes)

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

Properties

CodeURLTypeDescription
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 code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0276 defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinition
ROUTINE Routine appointment - default if not valuedRoutine appointment - default if not valued
WALKIN A previously unscheduled walk-in visitA previously unscheduled walk-in visit
CHECKUP A routine check-up, such as an annual physicalA routine check-up, such as an annual physical
FOLLOWUP A follow up visit from a previous appointmentA follow up visit from a previous appointment
EMERGENCY Emergency appointmentEmergency appointment

History

DateActionCustodianAuthorComment
2020-05-06reviseVocabulary WGTed KleinMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.