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This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.


Defining URL:
Version: 4.0.1 4.6.0
Name: GroupType
Title: GroupType

Types of resources that are part of group.

Committee: FHIR Infrastructure Work Group
OID: 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.4.285 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.285 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source Resource XML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

  • ValueSet: GroupType (Types of resources that are part of group.)
  • ValueSet: GroupType (Types of resources that are part of group.) GroupType
Types of resources that are part of group.

This code system defines the following codes:

Code Display Definition
person Person Group contains "person" Patient resources.
animal Animal Group contains "animal" Patient resources.
practitioner Practitioner Group contains healthcare practitioner resources (Practitioner or PractitionerRole).
device Device Group contains Device resources.
medication Medication Group contains Medication resources.
substance Substance Group contains Substance resources.


See the full registry of code systems defined as part of FHIR.

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. See Code System for further information.
Source 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). If the code is in italics, this indicates that the code is not selectable ('Abstract')
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