FHIR Extensions Pack
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CodeSystem: alternative code kind code system

Official URL: http://hl7.org/fhir/codesystem-altcode-kind Version: 5.1.0-cibuild
Standards status: Trial-use Maturity Level: 2 Responsible: HL7 International / Terminology Infrastructure Computable Name: AlternativeCodeKind
Other Identifiers: OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.4.2004


This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:

Changes since version 1.0.0:

  • No changes
  • This case-sensitive code system http://hl7.org/fhir/codesystem-altcode-kind defines the following codes:

    alternate Alternate Code The code is an alternative code that can be used in any of the circumstances that the primary code can be used.
    deprecated Deprecated The code should no longer be used, but was used in the past.
    case-insensitive Case Insensitive The code is an alternative to be used when a case insensitive code is required (when the primary codes are case sensitive).
    case-sensitive Case Sensitive The code is an alternative to be used when a case sensitive code is required (when the primary codes are case insensitive).
    expression Expression The code is an alternative for the primary code that is built using the expression grammar defined by the code system.