FHIR Release 3 (STU)

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Vocabulary Work GroupMaturity Level: N/ABallot Status: InformativeCompartments: Not linked to any defined compartments

This is the narrative for the resource. See also the XML or JSON format. This example conforms to the profile CodeSystem.

NHIN PurposeOfUse

This value set is suitable for use with the provenance resource. It is derived from, but not compatible with, the HL7 v3 Purpose of use Code system.

This code system http://healthit.gov/nhin/purposeofuse defines the following codes:

TREATMENT TreatmentTreatment
PAYMENT PaymentPayment
OPERATIONS OperationsHealthcare Operations
SYSADMIN SysadminSystem Administration
FRAUD FraudFraud detection
PSYCHOTHERAPY PsychotherapyUse or disclosure of Psychotherapy Notes
TRAINING TrainingUse or disclosure by the covered entity for its own training programs
LEGAL LegalUse or disclosure by the covered entity to defend itself in a legal action
MARKETING MarketingMarketing
DIRECTORY DirectoryUse and disclosure for facility directories
FAMILY FamilyDisclose to a family member, other relative, or a close personal friend of the individual
PRESENT PresentUses and disclosures with the individual present.
EMERGENCY EmergencyPermission cannot practicably be provided because of the individual's incapacity or an emergency.
DISASTER DisasterUse and disclosures for disaster relief purposes.
PUBLICHEALTH Public HealthUses and disclosures for public health activities.
ABUSE AbuseDisclosures about victims of abuse, neglect or domestic violence.
OVERSIGHT OversightUses and disclosures for health oversight activities.
JUDICIAL JudicialDisclosures for judicial and administrative proceedings.
LAW Law EnforcementDisclosures for law enforcement purposes.
DECEASED DeceasedUses and disclosures about decedents.
DONATION DonationUses and disclosures for cadaveric organ, eye or tissue donation purposes
RESEARCH ResearchUses and disclosures for research purposes.
THREAT ThreatUses and disclosures to avert a serious threat to health or safety.
GOVERNMENT GovernmentUses and disclosures for specialized government functions.
WORKERSCOMP Worker's CompDisclosures for workers' compensation.
COVERAGE CoverageDisclosures for insurance or disability coverage determination
REQUEST RequestRequest of the Individual



Usage note: every effort has been made to ensure that the examples are correct and useful, but they are not a normative part of the specification.