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Detailed Descriptions for the elements in the OrganizationAffiliation resource.

OrganizationAffiliation
Element IdOrganizationAffiliation
Definition

Defines an affiliation/assotiation/relationship between 2 distinct oganizations, that is not a part-of relationship/sub-division relationship.

Cardinality0..*
TypeDomainResource
Requirements

Need to define relationships between organizations that are not sub-divisions of the same organization (part-of relationships).

OrganizationAffiliation.identifier
Element IdOrganizationAffiliation.identifier
Definition

Business identifiers that are specific to this role.

NoteThis is a business identifier, not a resource identifier (see discussion)
Cardinality0..*
TypeIdentifier
Requirements

Often, specific identities are assigned for the agent.

Summarytrue
OrganizationAffiliation.active
Element IdOrganizationAffiliation.active
Definition

Whether this organization affiliation record is in active use.

Cardinality0..1
Typeboolean
Meaning if MissingThis resource is generally assumed to be active if no value is provided for the active element
Requirements

Need to be able to mark an organization affiliation record as not to be used because it was created in error, or otherwise no longer in active use.

Summarytrue
Comments

If this value is false, you may refer to the period to see when the role was in active use. If there is no period specified, no inference can be made about when it was active.

OrganizationAffiliation.period
Element IdOrganizationAffiliation.period
Definition

The period during which the participatingOrganization is affiliated with the primary organization.

Cardinality0..1
TypePeriod
Requirements

An affiliation may be created ahead of time and only be active for a defined period of time. Once the affiliation is complete, the fact that it existed may still be required.

Summarytrue
OrganizationAffiliation.organization
Element IdOrganizationAffiliation.organization
Definition

Organization where the role is available (primary organization/has members).

Cardinality0..1
TypeReference(Organization)
Summarytrue
OrganizationAffiliation.participatingOrganization
Element IdOrganizationAffiliation.participatingOrganization
Definition

The Participating Organization provides/performs the role(s) defined by the code to the Primary Organization (e.g. providing services or is a member of).

Cardinality0..1
TypeReference(Organization)
Summarytrue
OrganizationAffiliation.network
Element IdOrganizationAffiliation.network
Definition

Health insurance provider network in which the participatingOrganization provides the role's services (if defined) at the indicated locations (if defined).

Cardinality0..*
TypeReference(Organization)
Summarytrue
OrganizationAffiliation.code
Element IdOrganizationAffiliation.code
Definition

Definition of the role the participatingOrganization plays in the association.

Cardinality0..*
Terminology BindingOrganization Affiliation Role (Example)
TypeCodeableConcept
Summarytrue
OrganizationAffiliation.specialty
Element IdOrganizationAffiliation.specialty
Definition

Specific specialty of the participatingOrganization in the context of the role.

Cardinality0..*
Terminology BindingPractice Setting Code Value Set (Preferred)
TypeCodeableConcept
Summarytrue
OrganizationAffiliation.location
Element IdOrganizationAffiliation.location
Definition

The location(s) at which the role occurs.

Cardinality0..*
TypeReference(Location)
Summarytrue
OrganizationAffiliation.healthcareService
Element IdOrganizationAffiliation.healthcareService
Definition

Healthcare services provided through the role.

Cardinality0..*
TypeReference(HealthcareService)
OrganizationAffiliation.telecom
Element IdOrganizationAffiliation.telecom
Definition

Contact details at the participatingOrganization relevant to this Affiliation.

Cardinality0..*
TypeContactPoint
Requirements

Sometimes a participating organization provides dedicated contacts to handle enquiries specifically for the role provided to the affiliated organization.

Summarytrue
OrganizationAffiliation.endpoint
Element IdOrganizationAffiliation.endpoint
Definition

Technical endpoints providing access to services operated for this role.

Cardinality0..*
TypeReference(Endpoint)