HL7 Terminology (THO)
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ValueSet: ActMedicalServiceCode

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-ActMedicalServiceCode Version: 3.0.0
Active as of 2014-03-26 Responsible: Health Level Seven International Computable Name: ActMedicalServiceCode
Other Identifiers: urn:ietf:rfc:3986#Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)#urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.17449

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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:



Expansion based on codesystem ActCode v9.0.0 (CodeSystem)

This value set contains 15 concepts.

  ALChttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-ActCodeAlternative Level of Care

Provision 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.


Provision of diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders affecting the heart


Provision of recurring care for chronic illness.


Provision of treatment for oral health and/or dental surgery.

  DRGRHBhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-ActCodeDrug Rehab

Provision of treatment for drug abuse.


General care performed by a general practitioner or family doctor as a responsible provider for a patient.


Provision of diagnostic and/or therapeutic treatment.


Provision of care of women during pregnancy, childbirth and immediate postpartum period. Also known as Maternity.


Provision of treatment and/or diagnosis related to tumors and/or cancer.


Provision of care for patients who are living or dying from an advanced illness.


Provision of diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders affecting children.


Pharmaceutical care performed by a pharmacist.

  PHYRHBhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-ActCodePhysical Rehab

Provision of treatment for physical injury.


Provision of treatment of psychiatric disorder relating to mental illness.


Provision 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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