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ValueSet: OrganizationAffiliation Roles

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

Value Set for Organization Affiliation Roles


Logical Definition (CLD)

This value set includes codes based on the following rules:

This value set excludes codes based on the following rules:

  • Exclude these codes as defined in
    memberMemberA type of non-ownership relationship between entities (encompasses partnerships, collaboration, joint ventures, etc.)



This value set contains 24 concepts


An organization such as a public health agency, community/social services provider, etc.


An organization providing research-related services such as conducting research, recruiting research participants, analyzing data, etc.


An organization providing reimbursement, payment, or related services


An organization providing diagnostic testing/laboratory services


An organization that provides medical supplies (e.g. medical devices, equipment, pharmaceutical products, etc.)


An organization that facilitates electronic clinical data exchange between entities

  behavioral Behavioral Health Provider

Provider of services related to the promotion of mental health, resilience and wellbeing; the treatment of mental and substance use disorders; and the support of those who experience and/or are in recovery from these conditions, along with their families and communities.

  bt Of

Has a relationship of participation with. This does NOT represent a member of an insurance plan, but other types of membership such as membership of a hospital in an HIE

  dme Supplier

Supplier of health care consumables or equipments supplied to patients.

  group Group

A group of people, e.g. a group of Physicians, who render health care services.

  home Health Provider

Provider of health care services delivered to patients within their residence rather than a clinical setting; usually provided by nurses, home health aides, and other professionals on a regularly scheduled visit.


An inpatient facility, other than long-term care, providng patient treatment with specialzed medical and nursing staff and medical equipment.


Pathology and laboratory testing on clinical specimenst to obtain informaion about the health of a paeint to aid in diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease.


A provider of heatlh care services not otherwise listed in this value set.

  outpatient or Outpatient Facility

An outpatient facility providing patient services, e.g. medical procedures, surgeries, etc.


An entity which provider services related to the storage, compounding, dispensing and sale of drugs.

  transport Provider

A provider which transports patients to or from a medical facility, e.g., ambulance.

  urgent Care Center

A center in which unscheduled health care services are provided for point-in-time evaluation or treatment of a non-life-threatening medical condition.



  nurseCustodial and Custodial Care Facility

Nursing and Custodial Care Facility

  residential Treatment Facility

Residential Treatment Facility

  respite Care Facility

Respite Care Facility

  retail Health Center

Retail Health Center

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