Release 4 Value Set

Financial Management Work Group Maturity Level: 1Draft Use Context: Any

This is a value set defined by the FHIR project.


Defining URL:
Title:Example Diagnosis Type Codes

This value set includes example Diagnosis Type codes.

Committee:Financial Management Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.590 (for OID based terminology systems)

This is an example set.

Source ResourceXML / JSON

This value set is used in the following places:

This value set includes codes from the following code systems:


This expansion generated 21 Jan 2021

This value set contains 12 concepts

Expansion based on version 4.0.1

All codes from system

admittingAdmitting DiagnosisThe diagnosis given as the reason why the patient was admitted to the hospital.
clinicalClinical DiagnosisA diagnosis made on the basis of medical signs and patient-reported symptoms, rather than diagnostic tests.
differentialDifferential DiagnosisOne of a set of the possible diagnoses that could be connected to the signs, symptoms, and lab findings.
dischargeDischarge DiagnosisThe diagnosis given when the patient is discharged from the hospital.
laboratoryLaboratory DiagnosisA diagnosis based significantly on laboratory reports or test results, rather than the physical examination of the patient.
nursingNursing DiagnosisA diagnosis which identifies people's responses to situations in their lives, such as a readiness to change or a willingness to accept assistance.
prenatalPrenatal DiagnosisA diagnosis determined prior to birth.
principalPrincipal DiagnosisThe single medical diagnosis that is most relevant to the patient's chief complaint or need for treatment.
radiologyRadiology DiagnosisA diagnosis based primarily on the results from medical imaging studies.
remoteRemote DiagnosisA diagnosis determined using telemedicine techniques.
retrospectiveRetrospective DiagnosisThe labeling of an illness in a specific historical event using modern knowledge, methods and disease classifications.
selfSelf DiagnosisA diagnosis determined by the patient.


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