SECONDARY DIAGNOSIS (ICD)

Format/Length:See ICD-10 CODE
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National Codes: 
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Notes:
SECONDARY DIAGNOSIS (ICD) is the same as attribute CLINICAL CLASSIFICATION CODE.

SECONDARY DIAGNOSIS (ICD) is the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) code used to identify the secondary PATIENT DIAGNOSIS.

For Commissioning Data Sets (CDS) purposes it is recommended that multiple Diagnoses are recorded and the CDS-XML Message (CDS Version 6 onwards) has been designed to carry as many Diagnoses as required.

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This data element is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
pluralSECONDARY DIAGNOSES (ICD)