Current Build Code System

Pharmacy Work Group Maturity Level: 3Trial Use Use Context: Any

This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.


Defining URL:
Name:medicationRequest Intent
Title:Medication request intent

MedicationRequest Intent Codes

Committee:Pharmacy Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1378 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

MedicationRequest Intent Codes

This code system defines the following codes:

proposal ProposalThe request is a suggestion made by someone/something that doesn't have an intention to ensure it occurs and without providing an authorization to act
plan PlanThe request represents an intention to ensure something occurs without providing an authorization for others to act.
order OrderThe request represents a request/demand and authorization for action
original-order Original OrderThe request represents the original authorization for the medication request.
reflex-order Reflex OrderThe request represents an automatically generated supplemental authorization for action based on a parent authorization together with initial results of the action taken against that parent authorization..
filler-order Filler OrderThe request represents the view of an authorization instantiated by a fulfilling system representing the details of the fulfiller's intention to act upon a submitted order.
instance-order Instance OrderThe request represents an instance for the particular order, for example a medication administration record.
option OptionThe request represents a component or option for a RequestGroup that establishes timing, conditionality and/or other constraints among a set of requests.


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SourceThe source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
CodeThe code (used as the code in the resource instance). If the code is in italics, this indicates that the code is not selectable ('Abstract')
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DefinitionAn explanation of the meaning of the concept
CommentsAdditional notes about how to use the code