|National Codes:||See ADMISSION METHOD|
|Default Codes:||98 - Not applicable|
|99 - ADMISSION METHOD not known|
ADMISSION METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) is the same as attribute ADMISSION METHOD.
ADMISSION METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) is used by the Secondary Uses Service to derive the Healthcare Resource Group 4. Failure to correctly populate this data element is likely to result in an incorrect Healthcare Resource Group, usually associated with lower levels of healthcare resource.
For specific National Code usage in different data sets, see ADMISSION METHOD.
Note: the Default Code description for 99 - Not known has been updated. The Data Set specifications that contain this item will be updated in the next version of the Information Standard where it is not already correct.
ADMISSION METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) will be replaced with METHOD OF ADMISSION (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL), which is the most recent approved national information standard to describe the required definition.
This data element is also known by these names:
|plural||ADMISSION METHOD CODES (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)|