METHOD OF ADMISSION (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)

Format/Length:an2
National Codes:See METHOD OF ADMISSION
Default Codes:98 - Not applicable
 99 - METHOD OF ADMISSION not known

Notes: 
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.

For further information, please refer to the NHS Digital website at: Payment by Results Guidance.

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:
ContextAlias
pluralMETHODS OF ADMISSION (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)

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