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Data Element Name:  Non-Acute Care Group Definition File Location:  Master, De-Identified
SPARCS Data Element Number:  115 - 117
Record Positions:  1860 - 1913 Format-Length:  A/N - 18
Effective Date:  1/1/1999 Revision Date:January 1999
Deniable Data Element:   This data element group is composed of both non-deniable and deniable components. See the individual field description to determine its deniability and Appendix Z for release restrictions.

Definition:

The following block of data represents the codes and associated dates defining a significant non-acute care event relating to this discharge. Currently, Leave of Absence and Alternate Level of Care are the events collected by SPARCS. If more than three such events were reported for a patient stay, overflow records were used to record this data. See Record Sequence Number (Data Element 8), Record Sequence Count (Data Element 9) and Appendix ZZ - Multiple Record Discharges.

Data Element
Number
Data Element
Name

Occurrence

Record Positions
115 Non-Acute Care Type 1 1860 - 1861
2 1878 - 1879
3 1896 - 1897

116 Non-Acute Care From Date 1 1862 - 1869
2 1880 - 1887
3 1898 - 1905

117 Non-Acute Care Through Date 1 1870 - 1877
2 1888 - 1895
3 1906 - 1913