DISCHARGE METHOD CODE (MOTHER POST DELIVERY HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)

Format/Length:an1
National Codes:See DISCHARGE METHOD
Default Codes:8 - Not applicable (Hospital Provider Spell not finished at episode end (i.e. not discharged) or current episode unfinished)
 9 - DISCHARGE METHOD not known

Notes:
DISCHARGE METHOD CODE (MOTHER POST DELIVERY HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) is the same as attribute DISCHARGE METHOD.

DISCHARGE METHOD CODE (MOTHER POST DELIVERY HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) is the method of discharge from a Hospital Provider Spell for the mother following Delivery.

For specific National Code usage in different data sets, see DISCHARGE METHOD.

Note: the Default Code description for 9 - 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.

 

This data element is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
pluralDISCHARGE METHOD CODES (MOTHER POST DELIVERY HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)

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