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Definition

The mechanism by which a person begins an episode of care, as represented by a code.

Components

Data Element (this item)

Representation

This representation is based on the value domain for this data element, more information is available at " Admission mode code N ".
Data Type Number
Format N
Maximum character length 1
Values
Value Meaning Start Date End Date
Permissible Values 1 Admitted patient transferred from another hospital
2 Statistical admission - episode type change
3 Other

Comments

Origin:
National Health Data Committee

References

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Relation Count
Use within a Question 0
As a numerator in an Indicator 0
As a denominator in an Indicator 0
As a disaggregation in an Indicator 0