HL7 Terminology (THO)
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CodeSystem: Service category

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/service-category Version: 1.1.0
Draft as of 2024-03-09 Maturity Level: 1 Responsible: Health Level Seven International Computable Name: ServiceCategory
Other Identifiers: urn:ietf:rfc:3986#Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)#urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1144

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This value set defines an example set of codes that can be used to classify groupings of service-types/specialties.

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

This case-sensitive code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/service-category defines the following codes:

1 AdoptionAdoption
2 Aged CareAged Care
34 Allied HealthAllied Health
3 Alternative/Complementary TherapiesAlternative & Complementary Therapies
4 Child Care /KindergartenChild Care and/or Kindergarten
5 Child DevelopmentChild Development
6 Child Protection & Family ServicesChild Protection & Family Services
7 Community Health CareCommunity Health Care
8 CounsellingCounselling
36 Crisis Line (GPAH use only)Crisis Line (GPAH use only)
9 Death ServicesDeath Services
10 DentalDental
11 Disability SupportDisability Support
12 Drug/AlcoholDrug/Alcohol
13 Education & LearningEducation & Learning
14 Emergency DepartmentEmergency Department
15 EmploymentEmployment
16 Financial & Material AidFinancial & Material aid
17 General PracticeGeneral Practice/GP (doctor)
35 HospitalHospital
18 Housing/HomelessnessHousing/Homelessness
19 InterpretingInterpreting
20 JusticeJustice
21 LegalLegal
22 Mental HealthMental Health
23 Physical Activity & RecreationPhysical Activity & Recreation
24 RegulationRegulation
25 Respite/Carer SupportRespite/Carer Support
26 Specialist Clinical PathologySpecialist Clinical Pathology - requires referral
27 Specialist MedicalSpecialist Medical - requires referral
28 Specialist Obstetrics & GynecologySpecialist Obstetrics & Gynecology - requires referral
29 Specialist PaediatricSpecialist Paediatric - requires referral
30 Specialist Radiology/ImagingSpecialist Radiology/Imaging - requires referral
31 Specialist SurgicalSpecialist Surgical - requires referral
32 Support Group/sSupport group/s
37 Test Message (HSD admin)Test Message (HSD admin use only)
33 TransportTransport


2024-03-02revisePABrian PostlethwaiteFHIR-39600 Endpoint connection type cleanup, FHIR-35965 PA content erroneously marked as example content, FHIR-20484 add definitions for diagnosis-role; up-529
2023-11-14reviseTSMGMarc DuteauAdd standard copyright and contact to internal content; up-476
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