|National Codes:||See PATIENT CLASSIFICATION|
|Default Codes:||8 - Not applicable|
PATIENT CLASSIFICATION CODE is the same as attribute PATIENT CLASSIFICATION.
The duration of stay is derived by subtracting the date of admission from the date of discharge.
PATIENT CLASSIFICATION CODE 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.
This data element is also known by these names:
|plural||PATIENT CLASSIFICATION CODES|