HL7 Terminology
2.0.0 - Publication

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CodeSystem: orderControlCodeReason


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0949
Status:Active as of 2019-12-01

HL7-defined code system of concepts that describe reasons for the chosen order control codes. Used in HL7 Version 2 messaging in the ORC segment.

Publisher:HL7, Inc
Committee:Orders and Observations

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:2.16.840.1.113883.18.449 (for OID based terminology systems)
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0949 ( 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
v2-concCommenthttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-concCommentV2 Concept Commentstring
HL7usageNoteshttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#HL7usageNotesHL7 Concept Usage Notesstring

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0949 defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinitionV2 Concept CommentHL7 Concept Usage Notes
CO CostOrder changed based on costIn an order replacement context, this would accompany proposal of a similar but lower cost order
ST Specimen TypeIncorrect specimen type submitted for the requested testOrder placer may accept, cancel and replace, or choose other testing.Recommend testing that can use the submitted specimen type
SV Specimen VolumeProvided specimen volume inadequate for testingThe question is how to use the available specimen. The Order Placer may choose a different subset of tests.Recommend a subset of ordered tests appropriate for volume
UN Unavailable testRequested test not availableIn an order replacement context, an alternative might be proposed.


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