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Diagnosis Priority

Definition:A number indicating the significance or the priority of the diagnosis code. It is used to distinguish between the primary and other diagnoses
Constraints:C154-[DE-7.10-1] The problem SHALL be coded as specified in HITSP/C80 Section Diagnosis Priority

Value Set

Diagnosis Priority Value Set

Definition:See HL7 v2.5.1 Table 0359 as reproduced below in Table 2-64 Diagnosis Priority Value Set Definition.

This indicates the significance or priority of the diagnosis code
Code System Name:Diagnosis Priority
Code System Source:Health Level Seven (HL7) Version 2.5
Concept Code Concept Name Definition
0 Not included in diagnosis ranking Not Available
1 The primary diagnosis Not Available
2 or more For ranked secondary diagnoses Ranks the secondarily diagnoses and could be multiple numbers, 2, 3, 4, etc

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