Release 4 HL7 v3 Code System ActStatus

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This code system ( is defined as part of HL7 v3.


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Title:v3 Code System ActStatus

Codes representing the defined possible states of an Act, as defined by the Act class state machine.

OID:2.16.840.1.113883.5.14 (for OID based terminology systems)
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This Code system is used in the following value sets:

  • ValueSet: v3 Code System ActStatus ( Codes representing the defined possible states of an Act, as defined by the Act class state machine.)
  • ValueSet: V3 Value SetProvenanceEventCurrentState-AS ( Specifies the state change of a target Act, using ActStatus codes, from its previous state as a predecessor Act. For example, if the target Act is the result of a predecessor Act being "obsoleted" and replaced with the target Act, the source ProvenanceEventCurrentState Act code would be "obsoleted".)

Release Date: 2018-08-12

1normal normal Encompasses the expected states of an Act, but excludes "nullified" and "obsolete" which represent unusual terminal states for the life-cycle.
2  aborted aborted The Act has been terminated prior to the originally intended completion.
2  active active The Act can be performed or is being performed
2  cancelled cancelled The Act has been abandoned before activation.
2  completed completed An Act that has terminated normally after all of its constituents have been performed.
2  held held An Act that is still in the preparatory stages has been put aside. No action can occur until the Act is released.
2  new new An Act that is in the preparatory stages and may not yet be acted upon
2  suspended suspended An Act that has been activated (actions could or have been performed against it), but has been temporarily disabled. No further action should be taken against it until it is released
1nullified nullified This Act instance was created in error and has been 'removed' and is treated as though it never existed. A record is retained for audit purposes only.
1obsolete obsolete This Act instance has been replaced by a new instance.