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identifiers namespace


This namespace is used for person identifiers allocated by Medicare Australia to eligible persons under the Medicare scheme. It is the particular combination of numbers, or letters and numbers, on the card that is applicable only to that person as a person covered by that card.

Identifiers that may be represented in this namespace include the 11 digit Individual Medicare Card Number and the 10 digit Medicare Card Number.

No OID has been registered for this namespace.

The format of the value of the identifier is 10 or 11 characters, made up of: