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Official URL: http://hl7.org/fhir/conformance-expectation Version: 6.0.0-cibuild
active as of 2024-05-14 Computable Name: ConformanceExpectation
Flags: Experimental, CaseSensitive, Complete. All codes ValueSet: Conformance Expectation OID: 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1271, 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.839

This Code system is used in the following value sets:


This case-sensitive code system http://hl7.org/fhir/conformance-expectation defines the following codes:

SHALL Support for the specified capability is required to be considered conformant.btn btn
SHOULD Support for the specified capability is strongly encouraged, and failure to support it should only occur after careful consideration.btn btn
MAY Support for the specified capability is not necessary to be considered conformant, and the requirement should be considered strictly optional.btn btn
SHOULD-NOT Support for the specified capability is strongly discouraged and should occur only after careful consideration.btn btn


See the full registry of code systems defined as part of FHIR.

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

LevelA few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. See Code System for further information.
SourceThe source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
CodeThe code (used as the code in the resource instance). If the code is in italics, this indicates that the code is not selectable ('Abstract')
DisplayThe 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
DefinitionAn explanation of the meaning of the concept
CommentsAdditional notes about how to use the code