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CodeSystem: patientClass

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0004 Version: 2.3.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: HL7, Inc Computable Name: PatientClass
Other Identifiers: id: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.18.5

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Code system of concepts used by systems to categorize patients by site in HL7 Version 2.x interfaces in the PV1 segment.

Underlying Master Code System for V2 table 0004 (Patient Class)

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


This code system defines the following properties for its concepts

statushttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#statuscodeStatus of the concept
deprecatedhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-table-deprecatedcodeVersion of HL7 in which the code was deprecated


This case-sensitive code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0004 defines the following codes in a Is-A heirarchy:

CodeDisplayDefinitionDeutsch (German, de)
E EmergencyEmergencyNotfall
I InpatientInpatientstationär
O OutpatientOutpatientambulant
P PreadmitPreadmitVoraufnahme
R Recurring patientRecurring patientWiederholungspatient
B ObstetricsObstetricsGeburtshilfe
C Commercial AccountCommercial Account
N Not ApplicableNot ApplicableSegment nicht anwendbar
U UnknownUnknownunbekannt


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