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CodeSystem: telecommunicationUse

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0201 Version: 4.0.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: Health Level Seven International Computable Name: TelecommunicationUse
Other Identifiers: OID:2.16.840.1.113883.18.106

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HL7-defined code system of concepts for specifying a specific use of a telecommunication number. Best practice is to use this concept whenever a telecommunication number or access string is specified. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the XTN segment.

Underlying Master Code System for V2 table 0201 (Telecommunication Use Code)

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

Generated Narrative: CodeSystem v2-0201


This code system defines the following properties for its concepts

status status http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#status code Status of the concept
deprecated deprecated http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-table-deprecated code Version of HL7 in which the code was deprecated
V2 Concept Comment v2-concComment http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-concComment string V2 Concept Comment
V2 Concept Comment As Published v2-concCommentAsPub http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-concCommentAsPub string V2 Concept Comment As Published


This case-sensitive code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0201 defines the following codes in a Is-A hierarchy:

CodeDisplayDefinitionV2 Concept CommentV2 Concept Comment As PublishedDeutsch (German, de)
PRN Primary Residence Number Primary Residence Number Hauptwohnsitznummer
ORN Other Residence Number Other Residence Number Nebenwohnsitznummer
WPN Work Number Work Number Dienstnummer
VHN Vacation Home Number Vacation Home Number Ferienwohnsitznummer
ASN Answering Service Number Answering Service Number Auftragsdienst
EMR Emergency Number Emergency Number Notfallnummer
NET Network (email) Address Network (email) Address Retained for backward compatibility as of v 2.6 Retained for backward compatibility as of v 2.6 Netzwerkadresse (E-Mail)
BPN Beeper Number Beeper Number Retained for backward compatibility as of v 2.6 Retained for backward compatibility as of v 2.6 Pagernummer (Cityruf o.ä.)
PRS Personal Personal Not tied to a location or role Not tied to a location or role
DSM Direct Secure Messaging Direct Secure Messaging using the Direct Protocol


2023-11-14reviseMarc DuteauTSMGAdd standard copyright and contact to internal content; up-476
2021-03-30reviseHans BuitendijkINMAdd a new code to HL70201 Telecommunication Equipment Type to distinguish an e-mail that represents a Direct Address vs. a regular address. ; UP-124
2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.