|CUSTODIAL PACKAGE||HEALTH LEVEL SEVEN|
|DBIC APPROVAL STATUS||APPROVED|
|NAME||COUNTRY CODE FILE|
The HL Package grants read-only public access via FileMan to the Country Code file (#779.004). This applies to all fields defined in the file. Please Note: Per VHA Directive 2005-044, this file has been "locked down" by Data Standardization (DS). The file definition (i.e. data dictionary) shall not be modified. All additions, changes and deletions to entries in the file shall be done by Enterprise Reference Terminology (ERT) using the Master File Server (MFS), provided by Common Services (CS). Creating and/or editing locally defined fields in the file are not permitted. Use of locally defined fields that were created prior to the VHA Directive's 2005-044 effective date shall not be supported. This file is a table of country codes that are used by the Messaging System when building message header segments. This file should not be modified locally.
|DURATION||Till Otherwise Agreed|
HL7 team entered ICR #5768 supporting access to the Country Code (#779.004) used by the Messaging System when building message header segments.