Release 4 Code System

FHIR Infrastructure Work Group Maturity Level: NNormative (from v4.0.0) Use Context: Any
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This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.


Defining URL:

How a capability statement is intended to be used.

Committee:FHIR Infrastructure Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.4.199 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

How a capability statement is intended to be used.

This code system defines the following codes:

instance InstanceThe CapabilityStatement instance represents the present capabilities of a specific system instance. This is the kind returned by /metadata for a FHIR server end-point.
capability CapabilityThe CapabilityStatement instance represents the capabilities of a system or piece of software, independent of a particular installation.Elements marked as 'optional' represent configurable capabilities
requirements RequirementsThe CapabilityStatement instance represents a set of requirements for other systems to meet; e.g. as part of an implementation guide or 'request for proposal'.


See the full registry of code systems defined as part of FHIR.

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

LevelA few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. 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