HL7 FHIR® US Core Implementation Guide STU3 Release 3.1.1

This page is part of the US Core (v3.1.1: STU3) based on FHIR R4. The current version which supercedes this version is 5.0.1. For a full list of available versions, see the Directory of published versions

Defining URL:http://hl7.org/fhir/us/core/ValueSet/us-core-condition-category
Title:US Core Condition Category Codes

The US Core Condition Category Codes support the separate concepts of problems and health concerns in Condition.category in order for API consumers to be able to separate health concerns and problems. However this is not mandatory for 2015 certification

Publisher:HL7 US Realm Steering Committee
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle

Logical Definition (CLD)

This value set includes codes based on the following rules:


This value set contains 3 concepts

problem-list-itemhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/condition-categoryProblem List ItemAn item on a problem list that can be managed over time and can be expressed by a practitioner (e.g. physician, nurse), patient, or related person.
encounter-diagnosishttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/condition-categoryEncounter DiagnosisA point in time diagnosis (e.g. from a physician or nurse) in context of an encounter.
health-concernhttp://hl7.org/fhir/us/core/CodeSystem/condition-categoryHealth ConcernAdditional health concerns from other stakeholders which are outside the provider’s problem list.