HL7 Terminology (THO)
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CodeSystem: Organization type

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/organization-type Version: 0.1.0
Draft as of 2023-09-08 Maturity Level: 1 Responsible: FHIR Project team Computable Name: OrganizationType
Other Identifiers: id: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1128

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

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

This case-sensitive 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.


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