Release 5

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Patient Administration icon Work Group Maturity Level: 1Draft Use Context: Country: World, Not Intended for Production use
Official URL: Version: 5.0.0
draft as of 2023-03-26 Computable Name: OrganizationType
Flags: Experimental OID: 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.414

This value set is used in the following places:

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


This expansion generated 26 Mar 2023

This value set contains 12 concepts

Expansion based on Organization type v0.1.0 (CodeSystem) icon

  prov icon Provider

An organization that provides healthcare services.

  dept icon Department

A department or ward within a hospital (Generally is not applicable to top level organizations)

  team icon team

An 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 icon

A political body, often used when including organization records for government bodies such as a Federal Government, State or Local Government.

  ins icon Company

A company that provides insurance to its subscribers that may include healthcare related policies.

  pay icon

A company, charity, or governmental organization, which processes claims and/or issues payments to providers on behalf of patients or groups of patients.

  edu icon Institute

An educational institution that provides education or research facilities.

  reli icon Institution

An organization that is identified as a part of a religious institution.

  crs icon Research Sponsor

An organization that is identified as a Pharmaceutical/Clinical Research Sponsor.

  cg icon Group

An un-incorporated community group.

  bus icon Business or Corporation

An organization that is a registered business or corporation but not identified by other types.

  other icon

Other type of organization not already specified.


See the full registry of value sets defined as part of FHIR.

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