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ValueSet: hl7VS-appointmentReasonCodes

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0276 Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: HL7, Inc Computable Name: Hl7VSAppointmentReasonCodes
Other Identifiers: id: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.21.181

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Value Set of codes that describe the kind of appointment or the reason why an appointment has been scheduled.


Logical Definition (CLD)



This value set contains 5 concepts

Expansion based on appointmentReason v2.1.0 (CodeSystem)

  ROUTINEhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0276Routine appointment - default if not valued

Routine appointment - default if not valued

  WALKINhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0276A previously unscheduled walk-in visit

A previously unscheduled walk-in visit

  CHECKUPhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0276A routine check-up, such as an annual physical

A routine check-up, such as an annual physical

  FOLLOWUPhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0276A follow up visit from a previous appointment

A follow up visit from a previous appointment

  EMERGENCYhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0276Emergency appointment

Emergency appointment

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
System The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance)
Display The display (used in the display element of a Coding). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code


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