|National Codes:||See TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE|
|Default codes:||199 - Non-UK provider; TREATMENT FUNCTION not known, treatment mainly surgical|
|499 - Non-UK provider; TREATMENT FUNCTION not known, treatment mainly medical|
This is the TREATMENT FUNCTION under which the PATIENT is treated. It may be the same as the MAIN SPECIALTY CODE or a different TREATMENT FUNCTION which will be the CARE PROFESSIONAL's treatment interest.
Midwife Episodes and Nursing Episodes may use any appropriate TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE . The pseudo CONSULTANT MAIN SPECIALTY CODE of 950 for nurses must only be used for MAIN SPECIALTY CODE. The code 560 Midwife Episode can be used both as a MAIN SPECIALTY and a TREATMENT FUNCTION.
The default codes 199 and 499 are only applicable for overseas health care providers.
This data element is also known by these names:
|plural||TREATMENT FUNCTION CODES|