HL7 Terminology (THO)
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ValueSet: hl7VS-matchReason

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0392 Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: HL7, Inc Computable Name: Hl7VSMatchReason
Other Identifiers: id: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.21.259

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Value Set of codes identifying what search components (e.g., name, birthdate, social security number) of the record returned matched the original query where the responding system does not assign numeric match weights or confidence levels. It


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 4 concepts

Expansion based on matchReason v2.1.0 (CodeSystem)

  DBhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0392Match on Date of Birth

Match on Date of Birth

  NAhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0392Match on Name (Alpha Match)

Match on Name (Alpha Match)

  NPhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0392Match on Name (Phonetic Match)

Match on Name (Phonetic Match)

  SShttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0392Match on Social Security Number

Match on Social Security Number

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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