The date a written referral was issued to an outpatient clinic by a referring practitioner on behalf of a patient.
Hospital outpatient clinic services excluding community mental health care (which includes hospital-based mental health ambulatory services).
A referring practitioner must include the date a referral was written on behalf of a patient.
Must be a valid date
Implementation in Metadata Sets
Outpatient Services Implementation Standard
Outpatient clinic; Referral