HL7 Terminology
1.0.0 - Publication

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Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-PostalAddressUse
Content:All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource

Deprecation Comment: This code system was deprecated as of the November 2007 harmonization meeting. The content was folded into AddressUse (2.16.840.1.113883.5.1119), which replaces this code system.

Publisher:Health Level 7
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.5.1012 (for OID based terminology systems)
Content Mode:Complete
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle

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

This CodeSystem is not used here; it may be used elsewhere


Deprecation Comment: This code system was deprecated as of the November 2007 harmonization meeting. The content was folded into AddressUse (2.16.840.1.113883.5.1119), which replaces this code system.


SpecializesThe child code is a more narrow version of the concept represented by the parent code. I.e. Every child concept is also a valid parent concept. Used to allow determination of subsumption. Must be transitive, irreflexive, antisymmetric.Coding
GeneralizesInverse of Specializes. Only included as a derived relationship.Coding
internalIdhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v3-internal-idThe internal identifier for the concept in the HL7 Access database repository.code
statushttp://hl7.org/fhir/concept-properties#statusDesignation of a concept's state. Normally is not populated unless the state is retired..code
notSelectablehttp://hl7.org/fhir/concept-properties#notSelectableIndicates that the code is abstract - only intended to be used as a selector for other conceptsboolean

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-PostalAddressUse defines the following codes:

LvlCodeDisplayDefinitioninternalIdstatusNot Selectable
1_AddressUse AddressUse21112activetrue
2  BAD bad addressA flag indicating that the address is bad, in fact, useless.10641active
2  H home addressA communication address at a home, attempted contacts for business purposes might intrude privacy and chances are one will contact family or other household members instead of the person one wishes to call. Typically used with urgent cases, or if no other contacts are available.10628active
3    HP primary homeThe primary home, to reach a person after business hours.10629active
3    HV vacation homeA vacation home, to reach a person while on vacation.10630active
2  TMP temporary addressA temporary address, may be good for visit or mailing. Note that an address history can provide more detailed information.10640active
2  WP work placeAn office address. First choice for business related contacts during business hours.10631active
3    DIR DirectIndicates a work place address or telecommunication address that reaches the individual or organization directly without intermediaries. For phones, often referred to as a 'private line'.21426active
3    PUB PublicIndicates a work place address or telecommunication address that is a 'standard' address which may reach a reception service, mail-room, or other intermediary prior to the target entity.21427active
2  BIR birthplace12211retired
1PHYS physical visit addressUsed primarily to visit an address.10638active
1PST postal addressUsed to send mail.10639active


2020-05-06reviseVocabulary WGTed KleinMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.
2012-03-15revise(no record of original request)00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000 (RIM release ID)retiredAsOfRelease: 1130-20120315 Indicates that the Code System was retired from any further use as of the release indicated.