Release 5 Preview #3 Value Set

Patient Administration Work Group Maturity Level: 0Informative Use Context: Any

This is a value set defined by the FHIR project.


Defining URL:
Title:Special arrangements

This value set defines a set of codes that can be used to indicate the kinds of special arrangements in place for a patients visit.

Committee:Patient Administration Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.253 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This value set is used in the following places:


This expansion generated 17 Sep 2020

This value set contains 5 concepts

Expansion based on Special arrangements v4.2.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes from system

wheel WheelchairThe patient requires a wheelchair to be made available for the encounter.
add-bed Additional beddingAn additional bed made available for a person accompanying the patient, for example a parent accompanying a child.
int InterpreterThe patient is not fluent in the local language and requires an interpreter to be available. Refer to the Patient.Language property for the type of interpreter required.
att AttendantA person who accompanies a patient to provide assistive services necessary for the patient's care during the encounter.
dog Guide dogThe patient has a guide dog and the location used for the encounter should be able to support the presence of the service animal.


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