SOURCE OF ADMISSION CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)

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

Notes:
SOURCE OF ADMISSION CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) is the same as attribute SOURCE OF ADMISSION.

SOURCE OF ADMISSION CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) is the source of admission to a Hospital Provider Spell in a Hospital Site.

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

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.

For specific National Code usage in different data sets, see SOURCE OF ADMISSION.

 

This data element is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
pluralSOURCE OF ADMISSION CODES (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)

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