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ValueSet: Accessibility Value Set

Official URL: Version: 1.0.0-ballot
Active as of 2022-12-08 Computable Name: AccessibilityVS

Codes for documenting general categories of accommodations available.


Logical Definition (CLD)



This value set contains 7 concepts

Expansion based on Accessibility Code System v1.0.0-ballot (CodeSystem)

  cultcomp competence

Provides services that meet the social, cultural, and linguistic needs of persons.

  handiaccess accessible

Provides access to persons with disabilities.

  adacomp compliant

Provides access which complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or amendments.

  pubtrans transit options

Provides access using public transportation modes.

  anssrvc service

Provides capability to communicate when intended recipient is not immediately available.


Provides services for cognitively impaired persons.


Provides services for mobility impaired persons.

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
System The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance)
Display The display (used in the display element of a Coding). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code