|Definition:||A value representing the domestic partnership status of a person. Marital status is important in determining insurance eligibility and other legal arrangements surrounding care. Marital status often changes during a patient's lifetime so the data should relate to the effective date of the patient data object and not be entered with multiple values like an address or contact number. This element should only have one instance reflecting the current status of the individual at the time the Exchange is produced. Former values might be part of the personal and social history|
|Constraints:||C154-[DE-1.08-1] Marital Status SHALL be coded as specified in HITSP/C80 Section 126.96.36.199.3.2 Marital Status CDA and HLV3|
|Definition:||Marital Status is the domestic partnership status of a person. The Marital Status Vocabulary is reproduced below in Table 2-41 Marital Status Value Set Definition|
|Code System Name:||MaritalStatus|
|Code System Source:||Health Level Seven (HL7) Version 3.0 Vocabulary|
There are no Conceptual Domains linked to Marital Status.
|utilizes||HITSP||Marital Status Value Set|