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Patient Administration Work Group Maturity Level: 1Draft Use Context: Not Intended for Production use

This is a value set defined by the FHIR project.


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This example value set defines a set of codes that can be used to indicate a type of organization.

Committee:Patient Administration Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.414 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This value set is used in the following places:


This expansion generated 29 May 2022

This value set contains 12 concepts

Expansion based on Organization type v0.1.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes in this table are from the system

prov Healthcare ProviderAn organization that provides healthcare services.
dept Hospital DepartmentA department or ward within a hospital (Generally is not applicable to top level organizations)
team Organizational teamAn organizational team is usually a grouping of practitioners that perform a specific function within an organization (which could be a top level organization, or a department).
govt GovernmentA political body, often used when including organization records for government bodies such as a Federal Government, State or Local Government.
ins Insurance CompanyA company that provides insurance to its subscribers that may include healthcare related policies.
pay PayerA company, charity, or governmental organization, which processes claims and/or issues payments to providers on behalf of patients or groups of patients.
edu Educational InstituteAn educational institution that provides education or research facilities.
reli Religious InstitutionAn organization that is identified as a part of a religious institution.
crs Clinical Research SponsorAn organization that is identified as a Pharmaceutical/Clinical Research Sponsor.
cg Community GroupAn un-incorporated community group.
bus Non-Healthcare Business or CorporationAn organization that is a registered business or corporation but not identified by other types.
other OtherOther type of organization not already specified.


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Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

LvlA few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. For value sets, levels are mostly used to organize codes for user convenience, but may follow code system hierarchy - 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