HL7 Terminology (THO)
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ValueSet: ActMedicalServiceCode

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-ActMedicalServiceCode Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2014-03-26 Computable Name: ActMedicalServiceCode
Other Identifiers: : urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.17449

General category of medical service provided to the patient during their encounter.


This value set is not used here; it may be used elsewhere (e.g. specifications and/or implementations that use this content)

Logical Definition (CLD)

This value set includes codes based on the following rules:

This value set excludes codes based on the following rules:



This value set contains 15 concepts

Expansion based on ActCode v6.1.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes in this table are from the system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-ActCode

ALCAlternative Level of CareProvision of Alternate Level of Care to a patient in an acute bed. Patient is waiting for placement in a long-term care facility and is unable to return home.
CARDCardiologyProvision of diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders affecting the heart
CHRChronicProvision of recurring care for chronic illness.
DNTLDentalProvision of treatment for oral health and/or dental surgery.
DRGRHBDrug RehabProvision of treatment for drug abuse.
GENRLGeneralGeneral care performed by a general practitioner or family doctor as a responsible provider for a patient.
MEDMedicalProvision of diagnostic and/or therapeutic treatment.
OBSObstetricsProvision of care of women during pregnancy, childbirth and immediate postpartum period. Also known as Maternity.
ONCOncologyProvision of treatment and/or diagnosis related to tumors and/or cancer.
PALLPalliativeProvision of care for patients who are living or dying from an advanced illness.
PEDPediatricsProvision of diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders affecting children.
PHARPharmaceuticalPharmaceutical care performed by a pharmacist.
PHYRHBPhysical RehabProvision of treatment for physical injury.
PSYCHPsychiatricProvision of treatment of psychiatric disorder relating to mental illness.
SURGSurgicalProvision of surgical treatment.

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
System The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance)
Display The display (used in the display element of a Coding). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code


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