Release 4 Value Set

Patient Administration Work Group Maturity Level: 1Draft Use Context: Any

This is a value set defined by the FHIR project.


Defining URL:
Title:Organization type

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

Committee:Patient Administration Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.414 (for OID based terminology systems)
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

provHealthcare ProviderAn organization that provides healthcare services.
deptHospital DepartmentA department or ward within a hospital (Generally is not applicable to top level organizations)
teamOrganizational teamAn 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).
govtGovernmentA political body, often used when including organization records for government bodies such as a Federal Government, State or Local Government.
insInsurance CompanyA company that provides insurance to its subscribers that may include healthcare related policies.
payPayerA company, charity, or governmental organization, which processes claims and/or issues payments to providers on behalf of patients or groups of patients.
eduEducational InstituteAn educational institution that provides education or research facilities.
reliReligious InstitutionAn organization that is identified as a part of a religious institution.
crsClinical Research SponsorAn organization that is identified as a Pharmaceutical/Clinical Research Sponsor.
cgCommunity GroupAn un-incorporated community group.
busNon-Healthcare Business or CorporationAn organization that is a registered business or corporation but not identified by other types.
otherOtherOther type of organization not already specified.


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