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ValueSet: PractitionerRole Code Value Set

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

Codes for the capabilities that an individual, group, or organization is acknowledged to have in a payer network, including general codes from the HL7 PractitionerRole Code System.


Logical Definition (CLD)

This value set includes codes based on the following rules:



This value set contains 47 concepts

  ap Privileges

Practitioner has admitting privileges at hospital (organization)

  apn Practice Nursing Providers

Advanced Practice Nursing Providers

  at Trainer

Athletic Trainer



  bh Health & Social Service Providers

Behavioral Health & Social Service Providers

  ba Certified Behavior Analyst

Board Certified Behavior Analyst

  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 physician in the AMA

  cnw Nurse Midwife

Certified Nurse Midwife

  crnp Registered Nurse Practitioner

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner



  cs Science Practitioner

Christian Science Practitioner



  dp Provider

Dental Provider



  drr, Rehabilitative and Restorative Service Providers

Developmental, Rehabilitative and Restorative Service Providers

  dn and Nutritional Service Provider

Dietary and Nutritional Service Provider

  om of Oriental Medicine

Doctor of Oriental Medicine

  em Medical Service Provider

Emergency Medical Service Provider



  lpn Practical Nurse

Licensed Practical Nurse

  mt Therapist

Marriage/Family Therapist

  ma Therapist

Massage Therapist





  nu Service Related Providers

Nursing Service Related Providers

  ot Therapist

Occupational Therapist





  os Service Provider

Other Service Provider

  rx Service Providers

Pharmacy Service Providers

  pt Therapist

Physical Therapist



  pa Assistant

Physician Assistant





  rn Nurse

Registered Nurse

  rt Therapist

Respiratory Therapist

  sw Worker

Social Worker

  sp Language Pathologist

Speech Language Pathologist

  sh, Language and Hearing Service Providers

Speech, Language and Hearing Service Providers

  te, Technicians and Other Technical Service Providers

Technologists, Technicians and Other Technical Service Providers


A qualified/registered medical practitioner


A practitioner with nursing experience that may be qualified/registered


A qualified/registered/licensed pharmacist


A practitioner that may perform research


Someone who is able to provide educational services

  ict professional

Someone who is qualified in Information and Communication Technologies

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