RepresentationThis representation is based on the value domain for this data element, more information is available at " Yes/no code N ".
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Guide for use:
CODE 1 Yes
This code means the patient identifier is a number for a uniquely identified person.
CODE 2 No
This code means the patient identifier is a number for a non-uniquely identifiable person.
The assignment of Person identifier to a uniquely identifiable individual is important for the Community Mental Health Care (CMHC) NMDS to permit the determination of the number of clients receiving services within a jurisdiction. The ability of jurisdictions to generate unique identifiers varies, as described in the data quality statement for the CMHC NMDS.
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