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CodeSystem: orderControlCodeReason

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0949 Version: 2.1.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: HL7, Inc Computable Name: OrderControlCodeReason
Other Identifiers: id: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.18.449

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HL7-defined code system of concepts that describe reasons for the chosen order control codes. Used in HL7 Version 2 messaging in the ORC segment.

Underlying Master Code System for V2 table 0949 (Order Control Code Reason)

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
v2-concCommenthttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-concCommentstringV2 Concept Comment
HL7usageNoteshttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#HL7usageNotesstringHL7 Concept Usage Notes


This case-sensitive code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0949 defines the following codes in a Is-A heirarchy:

CodeDisplayDefinitionV2 Concept CommentHL7 Concept Usage Notes
CO CostOrder changed based on costIn an order replacement context, this would accompany proposal of a similar but lower cost order
ST Specimen TypeIncorrect specimen type submitted for the requested testOrder placer may accept, cancel and replace, or choose other testing.Recommend testing that can use the submitted specimen type
SV Specimen VolumeProvided specimen volume inadequate for testingThe question is how to use the available specimen. The Order Placer may choose a different subset of tests.Recommend a subset of ordered tests appropriate for volume
UN Unavailable testRequested test not availableIn an order replacement context, an alternative might be proposed.


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