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Address—information suppression indicator, yes/no code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termAddress information suppression indicator
Synonymous names:Help on this termAddress communication suppression
METeOR identifier:Help on this term522400
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of whether an address is subject to suppression, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Address—information suppression indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termBoolean
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1     Yes

The address is subject to suppression.

CODE 2     No

The address is not subject to suppression.

A physical address or an electronic address may be suppressed for a range of administrative, personal and legal purposes. This flag facilitates the suppression of the contact details dataset.

A dataset flagged as subject to suppression may not be provided if it is suppressed, or provided subject to data exchange agreements not to publish or on-forward the dataset.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare.
Reference documents:Help on this termStandards Australia 2014. AS 4846:2014 Person and provider identification in healthcare. Sydney: Standards Australia.

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See also Address—data exchange agreement for suppressed data indicator, yes/no code N Health, Standard 05/10/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Address communication suppression cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

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