HL7 Terminology
2.1.0 - Publication

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CodeSystem: livingDependency2


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0223
Status:Active as of 2019-12-01

HL7-defined code system of concepts that identify specific living conditions (e.g., spouse dependent on patient, walk-up) that are relevant to an evaluation of the patient’s healthcare needs. This information can be used for discharge planning. Examples might include Spouse Dependent, Medical Supervision Required, Small Children Dependent. Used in Version 2.s messaging in the NK1 segment.

Publisher:HL7, Inc
Committee:Patient Administration

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:2.16.840.1.113883.18.124 (for OID based terminology systems)
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0223 ( 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/v2-0223 defines the following codes:

D Spouse dependentSpouse dependent2.9
S Spouse DependentSpouse Dependent
M Medical Supervision RequiredMedical Supervision Required
C Small Children DependentSmall Children Dependent
WU Walk upWalk up2.9
O OtherOther
CB Common BathCommon Bath2.9
U UnknownUnknown


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