HL7 Terminology (THO)
3.0.0 - Publication

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CodeSystem: appointmentReason


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0276
Status:Active as of 12/1/19

Code system of concepts used to describe the kind of appointment or the reason why an appointment has been scheduled. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the ARQ segment.

Publisher:HL7, Inc

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Content:Complete: All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.18.169 (for OID based terminology systems)
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0276 ( 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/v2-0276 defines the following codes:

ROUTINE Routine appointment - default if not valuedRoutine appointment - default if not valued
WALKIN A previously unscheduled walk-in visitA previously unscheduled walk-in visit
CHECKUP A routine check-up, such as an annual physicalA routine check-up, such as an annual physical
FOLLOWUP A follow up visit from a previous appointmentA follow up visit from a previous appointment
EMERGENCY Emergency appointmentEmergency appointment


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