|National Codes:||See METHOD OF ADMISSION|
|Default Codes:||98 - Not applicable|
|99 - METHOD OF ADMISSION not known|
METHOD OF ADMISSION (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) is the same as attribute METHOD OF ADMISSION.
METHOD OF ADMISSION (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.
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||METHODS OF ADMISSION (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)|