The 'EMR Codified Allergy Required' company setting is used to determine if non-codified allergies can or can not be added to a patient's chart within the Allergies chart tab.
Default Value: Off
- Off- Users can add non-codified allergies to the allergies chart tab
- On - Users can not add non-codified allergies to the allergies chart tab.
In the event that your practice allows patients to enter allergies via the Intelligent Intake, it is important to be aware that patient's may still add non-codified allergies on the intake. If the company setting is On, an error will be produced when a user attempts to merge these allergies into the chart. Users will need to manually add the correct allergies as desired to the Allergies chart tab: Add a new Allergy