Short Description

This track will focus on testing:

  1. The ballot version of US Core IG 6.0.0  and 
  2. The published versions of US Core IG 3.1.1, 4.0.0, and 5.0.1

Long Description

The US FHIR Core IG was balloted in HL7 in January 2023 Ballot and US Core IG 6.0.0 will be published in next couple of weeks.  This version of US Core is the basis for further testing and guidance by the Argonaut Project Team. The guide will retain the US Core artifacts and names and provide additional content and guidance specific to Data Query Access for purpose of ONC Certification testing  § 170.315(g)(10) of the servers for conformance to the profiles and be capable of responding to all of the “supported searches” specified in the US Core Implementation Guide Server CapabilityStatement. 

US Core IG 6.0.0 includes requirements from the U.S. Core Data for Interoperability (USCDI) v3

This track focuses on testing conformance of US Core IG 6.0.0-ballot, as well as any published versions of US Core IG: 5.0.1, 4.0.0, 3.1.1

Sign-up Sheet:


Test US Core Implementation Guide 

Related Tracks?

2023 - 05 Testing FHIR with Test Artifact (TestScript) Versioning, Calibration, Equivalency of Tools

Call for participants

EHR Server implementers who wants to test server conformance with US Core Implementation Guide 6.0.0-ballot/5.0.1/4.0.0/3.1.1

EHR Client implementers who plan to build applications conforming to US Core Implementation Guides

Test applications who support testing server's conformance with US Core Implementation Guides

Track Prerequisites

Familiar with US Core Implementation Guide

Track Lead(s)

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Specification Information

US Core IG 6.0.0-ballot

US Core IG 5.0.1

US Core IG 4.0.0

US Core IG 3.1.1

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Track Kick off Call

Friday, April 28 at 10am CT

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Testing Scenario:


  • Who plan to take implement US Core v6.0.0
  • Who wants to test server conformance with US Core IG v3.1.1/v4.0.0/v5.0.1


  • Testing application
  • EHR Clients which conform to US Core IG v6.0.0-ballot, v5.0.1, v4.0.0 v3.1.1

Scenario 1: Run US Core Test

  1. Inferno Test Tool

Success Criteria:

All US Core Test passed

Negative Testing:

Discussion and Review Negative Test Cases 

Open Discussion on Negative Testing Approach (e.g. versioning)