Service delivery mode code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
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|Registration status:||Health, Superseded 17/07/2020|
A code set representing the method of communication between the patient or client and the healthcare provider.
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
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CODE 1 In person
The healthcare provider delivers the service in the physical presence of the patient (i.e., in the same room). Codes 1 and 3 provide a measure of 'face-to-face' service delivery.
CODE 2 Telephone
The healthcare provider delivers the service using a telephone. This includes teleconference.
CODE 3 Videoconference
The healthcare provider delivers the service using videoconference equipment. Codes 1 and 3 provide a measure of 'face-to-face' service delivery.
CODE 4 Electronic mail
The healthcare provider delivers the service via electronic mail.
CODE 5 Postal/courier service
The healthcare provider delivers the service via postal (including courier) services.
Guide for use sourced from Queensland Health (data element QHLTH 040780).
Source and reference attributes
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
|Related metadata references:|
Has been superseded by Service delivery mode code N Health, Superseded 05/02/2021
Supersedes Service delivery mode code N Health, Superseded 25/01/2018, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Non-admitted patient service event—service delivery mode, code N Health, Superseded 17/07/2020