Release 4B

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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.


Defining URL:
Title:Organization Affiliation Role

This example value set defines a set of codes that can be used to indicate the role of one Organization in relation to another.

Committee:Patient Administration Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.880 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This value set is used in the following places:


This expansion generated 28 May 2022

This value set contains 8 concepts

Expansion based on OrganizationAffiliationRole v4.3.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes in this table are from the system

  agencyAgencyAn organization such as a public health agency, community/social services provider, etc.
  researchResearchAn organization providing research-related services such as conducting research, recruiting research participants, analyzing data, etc.
  payerPayerAn organization providing reimbursement, payment, or related services
  diagnosticsDiagnosticsAn organization providing diagnostic testing/laboratory services
  supplierSupplierAn organization that provides medical supplies (e.g. medical devices, equipment, pharmaceutical products, etc.)
  HIE/HIOHIE/HIOAn organization that facilitates electronic clinical data exchange between entities
  memberMemberA type of non-ownership relationship between entities (encompasses partnerships, collaboration, joint ventures, etc.)


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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