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CodeSystem: levelOfCare

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0263 Version: 2.1.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: HL7, Inc Computable Name: LevelOfCare
Other Identifiers: id: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.18.158

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Code system of concepts used to identify the level of care a patient may be afforded when assigned to this location definition. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the LCH segment.

Underlying Master Code System for V2 table 0263 (Level of Care)

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/v2-0263 defines the following codes in a Is-A heirarchy:

A AmbulatoryAmbulatory
E EmergencyEmergency
F IsolationIsolation
N Intensive careIntensive care
C Critical careCritical care
R RoutineRoutine
S SurgerySurgery


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