Recognized Coordinating Entity (RCE) Implementation Guide
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Active as of 2023-12-13 Computable Name: RCEIG

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As defined in the Common Agreement, and additional requirements in the QHIN Technical Framework (QTF), this RCE Directory Service Implementation Guide is used by Qualified Health Information Networks (QHINs) to share identifying information of QHINs, Participants, and Subparticipants, including relevant Child entities. The RCE Directory Service is only accessible to QHINs, and is shared by QHINs to their own Participants and Subparticipants according to the requirements set forth in Section 8 of the Common Agreement available at

Technical details for this RCE Implementation Guide, including Actors, Profiles, Extensions, etc. can be found on the following page

This RCE Directory Service Implementation Guide (IG) is based on the following specifications:

For RCE implementers that are new to HL7 FHIR, the spec itself has introductory material available such as:


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Recognized Coordinating Entity (RCE)