HL7 Specification Withdrawal Template

2019.2 Version

Approval Date: June 13 2019

Last Reviewed Date: Q2, 2019

Review Cycle: Annual

Owner: HL7 HQ


Point of Contact Name and Email:  DTP@HL7.org


Publication Date 2019-06-13





This form is required to withdraw/close any balloted HL7 project/specification.  The document outlines the process and based on the Withdrawal Guidance Chart (linked within this form), it may need to be submitted along with a withdrawal PSS or alone if a PSS is not required.





Summary of changes: change submission mailto: from TSCPM to DTP


HL7 Specification Withdrawal Template Instructions

Use this form or the Confluence template to request withdrawal of a Normative, Informative, or STU balloted or published protocol specification (i.e. an HL7 Standard, Implementation Guide, etc).

Submit this completed form to DTP@hl7.org AND follow the Action Items as defined in the Withdrawal Guidance Chart



Official Document / Standard Name:

Implementation Guide for CDA Release 2: Procedure Note

Current Status:


Status (Check One)

Action to be taken
(See Withdrawal Guidance Chart )

Balloted but not published

(Normative, Informative, STU, or Comment-only)

HQ to withdraw ballot record

Balloted and Published

(Normative, Informative, or current STU)

WG conduct comment-only withdrawal ballot then HQ to withdraw publication and ballot record



Balloted and published but STU Expired


HQ to withdraw publication and ballot record



Neither balloted nor published


Close project via emailing pmo@HL7.org


Superseded by various releases of C-CDA



Sponsoring Work Group,

Approval Date and Link to Minutes

Structured Documents

Co-Sponsoring Work Group(s)

(no approval needed)


Product Management Group,

Approval Date and Link to Minutes

(if one exists for the specification)


Project Insight Project ID


Form Submitter Contact Info

(Name, Email, Phone)

Austin Kreisler, austin.j.kreisler@leidos.com

Ballot Cycle,

Date the document last balloted

and Ballot Level

2010 Jan Ballot Cycle Info: DSTU

Post-Withdrawal Status

(Check one)

Withdrawn (no longer on product grid)

Retired (still available on product grid)

Product Brief Modifications

Add at the top of the product brief:Add at the top of the product brief:


Superseded by various releases of C-CDA.


For Joint Standards, joint organization name and contact info


Any Additional Comments

The standard is already marked as Retired in the Standards Grid.