National Healthcare Directory Query
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National Healthcare Directory Query, published by HL7 International - Patient Administration Work Group. This is not an authorized publication; it is the continuous build for version 1.0.0-ballot). This version is based on the current content of and changes regularly. See the Directory of published versions

ValueSet: Organization Alias Typ Value Sete

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

Categories of an organization’s Alias based on criteria in provider directories.


This value set is not used here; it may be used elsewhere (e.g. specifications and/or implementations that use this content)

Logical Definition (CLD)



This value set contains 2 concepts

Expansion based on Organization Alias Type Code System v1.0.0-ballot (CodeSystem)

  legalalternative Alternative

A pseudonym used by an organization to perform their business under a name that differs from the registered, legal name of the business, also known as a trade name, business name, or 'doing business as' (d.b.a.).


Any previously used legal or trade names used by an organization since the creation of the business. Could include names used by independent organizations before a merger or other reorganization.

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