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ValueSet: Appropriateness Score

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/appropriateness-score Version: 1.0.0
Active as of 2022-10-19 Responsible: Health Level Seven, Inc. - CQI WG Computable Name: AppropriatenessScore
Other Identifiers: id: http://hl7.org/fhir/us/qicore/ValueSet/appropriateness-score (use: OLD)

The scoring for appropriateness of an action based upon RAND.


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 contains 9 concepts

Expansion based on Appropriateness Score v1.0.0 (CodeSystem)

  extremely-inappropriatehttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/appropriateness-scoreExtremely Inappropriate

The action is extremely inappropriate


The action is inappropriate

  probably-inappropriatehttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/appropriateness-scoreProbably Inappropriate

The action is probably inappropriate

  uncertain-inappropriatehttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/appropriateness-scoreUncertain Inappropriate

The appropriateness of the action is uncertain, leaning towards inappropriate


The appropriateness of the action is uncertain

  uncertain-appropriatehttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/appropriateness-scoreUncertain Appropriate

The appropriateness of the action is uncertain, leaning towards appropriate

  probably-appropriatehttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/appropriateness-scoreProbably Appropriate

The action is probably appropriate


The action is appropriate

  extremely-appropriatehttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/appropriateness-scoreExtremely Appropriate

The action is extremely appropriate

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


2022-10-22createCQIAbdullah RafiqiCreate Appropriateness Score Valueset; up-361