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Health professional specialty group code NN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term601978
Registration status:Help on this termCommonwealth Department of Health, Standard 14/10/2015
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing broad categories of medical specialty.
Context:Help on this termThe categories and codes presented here are commonly used in the context of the Medical Benefits Schedule (MBS) and Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termNN
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
01General practitioner (GP)
02Specialist
03Allied health professional
04Dental practitioner

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termMore detailed versions of this value domain, including codes at the major field of specialty level and the subspecialty level, are also available.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termDepartment of Health

Relational attributes

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See also Health professional major specialty code NNNN Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 17/12/2015

See also Health professional subspecialty code NNNNNN Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 17/12/2015

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) prescription—specialty of prescriber, group code NN Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 17/12/2015

Service/care provider—specialty of requesting provider, health professional specialty group code NN Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 14/10/2015

Service/care provider—specialty of servicing provider, health professional specialty group code NN Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 14/10/2015

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