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:Service category

This value set defines an example set of codes that can be used to classify groupings of service-types/specialties.

Committee:Patient Administration Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.516 (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 38 concepts

All codes from system

2Aged CareAged Care
34Allied HealthAllied Health
3Alternative/Complementary TherapiesAlternative & Complementary Therapies
4Child Care /KindergartenChild Care and/or Kindergarten
5Child DevelopmentChild Development
6Child Protection & Family ServicesChild Protection & Family Services
7Community Health CareCommunity Health Care
36Crisis Line (GPAH use only)Crisis Line (GPAH use only)
9Death ServicesDeath Services
11Disability SupportDisability Support
13Education & LearningEducation & Learning
14Emergency DepartmentEmergency Department
16Financial & Material AidFinancial & Material aid
17General PracticeGeneral Practice/GP (doctor)
22Mental HealthMental Health
23Physical Activity & RecreationPhysical Activity & Recreation
25Respite/Carer SupportRespite/Carer Support
26Specialist Clinical PathologySpecialist Clinical Pathology - requires referral
27Specialist MedicalSpecialist Medical - requires referral
28Specialist Obstetrics & GynecologySpecialist Obstetrics & Gynecology - requires referral
29Specialist PaediatricSpecialist Paediatric - requires referral
30Specialist Radiology/ImagingSpecialist Radiology/Imaging - requires referral
31Specialist SurgicalSpecialist Surgical - requires referral
32Support Group/sSupport group/s
37Test Message (HSD admin)Test Message (HSD admin use only)


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