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Patient Administration Work Group Maturity Level: NNormative (from v4.0.0) Use Context: Any
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This is a value set defined by the FHIR project.


Defining URL:
Title:Patient Contact Relationship

The nature of the relationship between the patient and the contact person.

Committee:Patient Administration Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.1130 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This value set is used in the following places:


This expansion generated 23 May 2022

This value set contains 11 concepts

Expansion based on contactRole2 v2.1.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes in this table are from the system

BP Billing contact personBilling contact person
CP Contact personContact person
EP Emergency contact personEmergency contact person
PR Person preparing referralPerson preparing referral
E EmployerEmployer
C Emergency ContactEmergency Contact
F Federal AgencyFederal Agency
I Insurance CompanyInsurance Company
N Next-of-KinNext-of-Kin
S State AgencyState Agency
U UnknownUnknown

Additional Language Displays

CodeDeutsch (German, de)
BPKontaktperson für Abrechnung
EPKontaktperson für Notfälle
PRPerson, die die Überweisung vorbereitet
CAnsprechpartner in Notfällen


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