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CodeSystem: contactRole2

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0131 Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: Health Level Seven International Computable Name: ContactRole2
Other Identifiers: urn:ietf:rfc:3986#Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)#urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.18.58

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Code system of concepts which specify a relationship role that the next of kin/associated parties plays with regard to the patient. Also used in referrals, for example, it may be necessary to identify the contact representative at the clinic that sent a referral. Used in HL7 Version 2 messaging in the NK1 and CTD segments after 2.5, when it replace 2.16.840.1.113883.18.57.

Underlying Master Code System for V2 table 0131 (Contact Role)

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/v2-0131 defines the following codes in a Is-A heirarchy:

CodeDisplayDefinitiondeprecatedDeutsch (German, de)
BP Billing contact personBilling contact person2.9Kontaktperson für Abrechnung
CP Contact personContact person2.9Kontaktperson
EP Emergency contact personEmergency contact person2.9Kontaktperson für Notfälle
PR Person preparing referralPerson preparing referral2.9Person, die die Überweisung vorbereitet
E EmployerEmployerArbeitgeber
C Emergency ContactEmergency ContactAnsprechpartner in Notfällen
F Federal AgencyFederal AgencyBundesbehörde
I Insurance CompanyInsurance CompanyVersicherung
N Next-of-KinNext-of-KinKontaktperson
S State AgencyState AgencyLandesbehörde
O OtherOtherandere
U UnknownUnknownunbekannt


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