HL7 Terminology
2.0.0 - Publication

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CodeSystem: Organization type


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/organization-type
Title:Organization type
Status:Draft as of 2020-11-07T09:27:49+11:00 (Standards Status: Draft)

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

Publisher:FHIR Project team
Committee:Patient Administration
Content:Complete: All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1128 (for OID based terminology systems)
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/organization-type ( is the value set for all codes in this code system)
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle

This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/organization-type defines the following codes:

prov Healthcare ProviderAn organization that provides healthcare services.
dept Hospital DepartmentA department or ward within a hospital (Generally is not applicable to top level organizations)
team Organizational 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).
govt GovernmentA political body, often used when including organization records for government bodies such as a Federal Government, State or Local Government.
ins Insurance CompanyA company that provides insurance to its subscribers that may include healthcare related policies.
pay PayerA company, charity, or governmental organization, which processes claims and/or issues payments to providers on behalf of patients or groups of patients.
edu Educational InstituteAn educational institution that provides education or research facilities.
reli Religious InstitutionAn organization that is identified as a part of a religious institution.
crs Clinical Research SponsorAn organization that is identified as a Pharmaceutical/Clinical Research Sponsor.
cg Community GroupAn un-incorporated community group.
bus Non-Healthcare Business or CorporationAn organization that is a registered business or corporation but not identified by other types.
other OtherOther type of organization not already specified.


2020-10-14reviseGrahame GrieveVocabulary WGReset Version after migration to UTG
2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.