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Definition

Person identifier unique within an establishment or agency.

Components

Data Element (this item)

Comments

Guide for use:

Individual agencies, establishments or collection authorities may use their own alphabetic, numeric or alphanumeric coding systems.

Field cannot be blank.

References

AS5017 Health Care Client Identification, 2002, Sydney: Standards Australia

AS4846 Health Care Provider Identification, 2004, Sydney: Standards Australia


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