HL7 Terminology
2.0.0 - Publication

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CodeSystem: masterfileActionCode


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0180
Status:Active as of 2019-12-01

HL7-defined code system of concepts specifying an action for a master file record. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the MFE segment.

Publisher:HL7, Inc
Committee:Infrastructure And Messaging

Copyright HL7. Licensed under creative commons public domain

Content:Complete: All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.18.95 (for OID based terminology systems)
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0180 ( is the value set for all codes in this code system)
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle

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


statushttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#statusStatus of the conceptcode
deprecatedhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-table-deprecatedVersion of HL7 in which the code was deprecatedcode

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0180 defines the following codes:

MAD Add record to master fileAdd record to master file
MDL Delete record from master fileDelete record from master file
MUP Update record for master fileUpdate record for master file
MDC Deactivate: discontinue using record in master file, but do not delete from databaseDeactivate: discontinue using record in master file, but do not delete from database
MAC Reactivate deactivated recordReactivate deactivated record

Additional Language Displays

CodeDeutsch (German, de)
MADDatensatz hinzufügen
MDLDatensatz löschen
MUPDatensatz ändern
MDCDatensatz inaktivieren, aber nicht löschen
MACDatensatz wieder aktivieren


2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.