Release 4 Code System

Vocabulary Work Group Maturity Level: 0Informative Use Context: Any

This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.


Defining URL:

A list of all the event resource types defined in this version of the FHIR specification.

Committee:Vocabulary Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.4.1061 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

  • ValueSet: EventResourceType (A list of all the event resource types defined in this version of the FHIR specification.)
  • ValueSet: EventResourceType (A list of all the event resource types defined in this version of the FHIR specification.)

A list of all the event resource types defined in this version of the FHIR specification.

This code system defines the following codes:

ChargeItem ChargeItemItem containing charge code(s) associated with the provision of healthcare provider products.
ClaimResponse ClaimResponseRemittance resource.
ClinicalImpression ClinicalImpressionA clinical assessment performed when planning treatments and management strategies for a patient.
Communication CommunicationA record of information transmitted from a sender to a receiver.
Composition CompositionA set of resources composed into a single coherent clinical statement with clinical attestation.
Condition ConditionDetailed information about conditions, problems or diagnoses.
Consent ConsentA healthcare consumer's policy choices to permits or denies recipients or roles to perform actions for specific purposes and periods of time.
Coverage CoverageInsurance or medical plan or a payment agreement.
DeviceUseStatement DeviceUseStatementRecord of use of a device.
DiagnosticReport DiagnosticReportA Diagnostic report - a combination of request information, atomic results, images, interpretation, as well as formatted reports.
DocumentManifest DocumentManifestA list that defines a set of documents.
DocumentReference DocumentReferenceA reference to a document.
Encounter EncounterAn interaction during which services are provided to the patient.
EnrollmentResponse EnrollmentResponseEnrollmentResponse resource.
EpisodeOfCare EpisodeOfCareAn association of a Patient with an Organization and Healthcare Provider(s) for a period of time that the Organization assumes some level of responsibility.
ExplanationOfBenefit ExplanationOfBenefitExplanation of Benefit resource.
FamilyMemberHistory FamilyMemberHistoryInformation about patient's relatives, relevant for patient.
GuidanceResponse GuidanceResponseThe formal response to a guidance request.
ImagingStudy ImagingStudyA set of images produced in single study (one or more series of references images).
Immunization ImmunizationImmunization event information.
MeasureReport MeasureReportResults of a measure evaluation.
Media MediaA photo, video, or audio recording acquired or used in healthcare. The actual content may be inline or provided by direct reference.
MedicationAdministration MedicationAdministrationAdministration of medication to a patient.
MedicationDispense MedicationDispenseDispensing a medication to a named patient.
MedicationStatement MedicationStatementRecord of medication being taken by a patient.
Observation ObservationMeasurements and simple assertions.
PaymentNotice PaymentNoticePaymentNotice request.
PaymentReconciliation PaymentReconciliationPaymentReconciliation resource.
Procedure ProcedureAn action that is being or was performed on a patient.
ProcessResponse ProcessResponseProcessResponse resource.
QuestionnaireResponse QuestionnaireResponseA structured set of questions and their answers.
RiskAssessment RiskAssessmentPotential outcomes for a subject with likelihood.
SupplyDelivery SupplyDeliveryDelivery of bulk Supplies.
Task TaskA task to be performed.


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