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Patient Administration Work Group Maturity Level: 3Trial Use Use Context: Any

This is a value set defined by the FHIR project.


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The free/busy status of an appointment.

Committee:Patient Administration Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.484 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This value set is used in the following places:


This expansion generated 19 Oct 2021

This value set contains 10 concepts

Expansion based on AppointmentStatus v4.6.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes in this table are from the system

proposedProposedNone of the participant(s) have finalized their acceptance of the appointment request, and the start/end time might not be set yet.
pendingPendingSome or all of the participant(s) have not finalized their acceptance of the appointment request.
bookedBookedAll participant(s) have been considered and the appointment is confirmed to go ahead at the date/times specified.
arrivedArrivedThe patient/patients has/have arrived and is/are waiting to be seen.
fulfilledFulfilledThe planning stages of the appointment are now complete, the encounter resource will exist and will track further status changes. Note that an encounter may exist before the appointment status is fulfilled for many reasons.
cancelledCancelledThe appointment has been cancelled.
noshowNo ShowSome or all of the participant(s) have not/did not appear for the appointment (usually the patient).
entered-in-errorEntered in errorThis instance should not have been part of this patient's medical record.
checked-inChecked InWhen checked in, all pre-encounter administrative work is complete, and the encounter may begin. (where multiple patients are involved, they are all present).
waitlistWaitlistedThe appointment has been placed on a waitlist, to be scheduled/confirmed in the future when a slot/service is available. A specific time might or might not be pre-allocated.


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