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  • Approval Status: Approved
  • Example Task Force:
  • SDWG Approval: 4/4/2024

C-CDA 2.1 Example:

  • 2.16.840.1.113883.
  • 2.16.840.1.113883.
  • 2.16.840.1.113883. 2022-06-01

Reference to full CDA sample:

  • Empty CCD

Validation location


  • This is an example of how to send a goals section with a coded Goal using ICD10.


  • Brett Marquard, (GitHub: brettmarquard)


  • ONC


  • SDOH Goal


Example: download example view on GitHub

    <!-- Goals Section -->
    <templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883."/>
    <code code="61146-7" displayName="Goals" codeSystem="2.16.840.1.113883.6.1"
    <title>Goals Section</title>
        <paragraph ID="goal1">Goal set to establish stable housing.</paragraph>
        <observation classCode="OBS" moodCode="GOL">
        <!--    <templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883."/> Validator complains when I include both-->
            <templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883." extension="2022-06-01"/>
            <id extension="3241" root="1.2.840.114350.1.13.6289."/>
            <code code="8689-2" displayName="History of Social function"
                codeSystem="2.16.840.1.113883.6.1" codeSystemName="LOINC"> </code>
                <reference value="#goal1"/>
            <statusCode code="active"/>
                <!-- The effectiveTime/low indicates starting line for the goal -->                
                <low value="20220813"/>
                <!-- The effectiveTime/high indicates "Achieve by" date or "expiration date" -->
                <high nullFlavor="NI"/>
            <value xsi:type="CD" code="161036002" displayName="Housing adequate"
                codeSystem="2.16.840.1.113883.6.96" codeSystemName="SNOMED CT">
            <!-- To link to an ICD concept, it's recommended to include an entryRelationship RSON to the Problem or Health concern-->
            <!-- Alternatively the Reason template can be used -->
            <!-- If the author is the recordTarget (patient), this is a patient goal. If the author is a provider, 
                this is a provider goal. If both patient and provider are authors, this is a negotiated goal. 
                If no author is present, it is assumed the document or section author(s) is the author of this goal. -->
                <templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883."/>
                <time value="20220813124536-500"/>
                    <id extension="66666" root="2.16.840.1.113883.4.6"/>
                    <code code="207RC0000X" codeSystem="2.16.840.1.113883.6.101"
                        displayName="Allopathic &amp; Osteopathic Physicians; Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease"/>
                        <streetAddressLine>6666 StreetName St.</streetAddressLine>
                        <city>Silver Spring</city>
                    <telecom value="tel:+1(301)666-6666" use="WP"/>
            <!-- Embedded Reason template with ICD -->
            <entryRelationship typeCode="RSON">
                <observation classCode="OBS" moodCode="EVN">
                    <!-- Reason (V2) -->
                    <templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883." extension="2023-05-01" />
                    <id root="3fbadea2-c481-4784-b972-3a571aae31c7" />
                    <code code="77301-0" codeSystem="2.16.840.1.113883.6.1" displayName="Reason care action performed or not" codeSystemName="LOINC" />
                    <statusCode code="completed" />
                        <low value="20220813"/>
                    <value xsi:type="CD" code="Z59.1" codeSystem="2.16.840.1.113883.6.90" codeSystemName="ICD-10-CM" displayName="Inadequate Housing"/> 
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