PROCEDURE SCHEME IN USE

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HES Item: 
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Notes:
PROCEDURE SCHEME IN USE is used in the Clinical Activity Group of the Commissioning Data Set to denote the scheme basis of an Intervention, Operation or A&E Treatment.

Permitted National Codes:

01Accident & Emergency Treatment
02OPCS-4 
03Read Code 4Byte Version (retired 1 October 2009) 
04Read Coded Clinical Terms Version 2
05Read Coded Clinical Terms Version 3 (CTV3)

Read Coded Clinical Terms Version 3 (CTV3) with qualifiers (previously known as 3.1) is not supported in the Commissioning Data Sets. 

CDS-XML Message:
The codes as specified above must be used in Commissioning Data Set - XML messages.

 

This data element is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
pluralPROCEDURE SCHEMES IN USE