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Approval Status

  • Approval Status: Approved
  • Example Task Force: 3/13/2014
  • SDWG: 4/10/2014
  • SDWG C-CDA R2.1 Upgrade: 12/1/2016

C-CDA 2.1 Example:

  • 2.16.840.1.113883.
  • 2.16.840.1.113883.
  • Medication Activity 2.16.840.1.113883.
  • 2.16.840.1.113883.
  • 2.16.840.1.113883.

Reference to full CDA sample:

  • Medications in empty CCD

Validation location


  • This is an example of no medications


  • Brett Marquard, (GitHub: brettmarquard)


  • medications




Example: download example view on GitHub

        <!-- conforms to Medications section with entries optional -->
        <templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883."/>
        <templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883." extension="2014-06-09"/>
        <!-- Medications section with entries required -->
        <templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883."/>
        <templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883." extension="2014-06-09"/>
        <code code="10160-0" codeSystem="2.16.840.1.113883.6.1" codeSystemName="LOINC"
            displayName="HISTORY OF MEDICATION USE"/>
        <text ID="Medication_None">No Medications</text>
            <!-- Act.actionNegationInd -->
            <substanceAdministration moodCode="EVN" classCode="SBADM" negationInd="true">
                <templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883."/>
                <templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883." extension="2014-06-09"/>
                <!-- ** MEDICATION ACTIVITY -->
                <id root="cdbd33f0-6cde-11db-9fe1-0800200c9a66"/>
                    <!-- This reference refers to medication information in unstructured portion of section-->
                    <reference value="#Medication_None"/>
                <statusCode code="active"/>
                <!-- Note: An error will be logged on the use of effectiveTime with nullFlavor until validator is updated for C-CDA DSTU Comment 423 -->
                <effectiveTime nullFlavor="NA"/>
                <doseQuantity nullFlavor="NA"/>
                    <manufacturedProduct classCode="MANU">
                        <templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883." extension="2014-06-09"/>
                            <code nullFlavor="OTH" codeSystem="2.16.840.1.113883.6.88">
                                <translation code="410942007" displayName="Drug or medicament"
                                    codeSystem="2.16.840.1.113883.6.96" codeSystemName="SNOMED CT"/>
                    <!-- Time the author noted that patient is on no medications -->
                    <templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883."/>
                    <time value="20130607160506-0500"/>
                        <id extension="66666" root="2.16.840.1.113883.4.6"/>
                        <code code="207RC0000X" codeSystem="2.16.840.1.113883.6.101"
                            codeSystemName="NUCC" 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"/>
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