HL7 Terminology (THO)
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CodeSystem: substitutionStatus

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0167 Version: 2.2.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: HL7, Inc Computable Name: SubstitutionStatus
Other Identifiers: id: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.18.85

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HL7-defined code system of concepts which specify the substitution status. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the RXE, RXD, and RXG segments.

Underlying Master Code System for V2 table 0167 (Substitution Status)

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 code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0167 defines the following codes:

N No substitute was dispensed. This is equivalent to the default (null) value.No substitute was dispensed. This is equivalent to the default (null) value.
G A generic substitution was dispensed.A generic substitution was dispensed.
T A therapeutic substitution was dispensed.A therapeutic substitution was dispensed.
0 No product selection indicatedNo product selection indicated
1 Substitution not allowed by prescriberSubstitution not allowed by prescriber
2 Substitution allowed - patient requested product dispensedSubstitution allowed - patient requested product dispensed
3 Substitution allowed - pharmacist selected product dispensedSubstitution allowed - pharmacist selected product dispensed
4 Substitution allowed - generic drug not in stockSubstitution allowed - generic drug not in stock
5 Substitution allowed - brand drug dispensed as a genericSubstitution allowed - brand drug dispensed as a generic
7 Substitution not allowed - brand drug mandated by lawSubstitution not allowed - brand drug mandated by law
8 Substitution allowed - generic drug not available in marketplaceSubstitution allowed - generic drug not available in marketplace

Additional Language Displays

CodeDeutsch (German, de)
Nkeine Substitution
GSubstitution durch Generika
Ttherapieorientierte Substitution


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