INTERPRETER PRESENT AT CARE CONTACT INDICATION CODE

An indication of whether an interpreter was present at a CARE CONTACT for the purposes of communication, including Sign Language, between a CARE PROFESSIONAL and a PATIENT or Patient Proxy and if so the type of interpreter.

Format / Length

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Default Codes

Code Description

X

Not Known (Not Recorded)

Permitted Codes

Code Description

1

Yes - a professional interpreter was used for the purposes of communication between a CARE PROFESSIONAL and a PATIENT  or Patient Proxy  

2

Yes - a family member or friend was used for the purposes of communication between a CARE PROFESSIONAL and a PATIENT  or Patient Proxy

3

Yes - another PERSON was used for the purposes of communication between a CARE PROFESSIONAL and a  PATIENT  or Patient Proxy  

4

No - an interpreter was not used for the purposes of communication between a CARE PROFESSIONAL and a  PATIENT  or Patient Proxy  as an interpreter was not required

5

No - an interpreter was not used for the purposes of communication between a CARE PROFESSIONAL and a PATIENT  or Patient Proxy  as the interpreter did not attend 

Also Known As

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural INTERPRETER PRESENT AT CARE CONTACT INDICATION CODES