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Data Element Name:  Non-Acute Care Type File Location:  Master, De-Identified
SPARCS Data Element Number:  115
Record Positions:   See Group Definition Format-Length:  A/N - 2
Effective Date:  1/1/1999 Revision Date:January 1999
Deniable Data Element:  No


A code which indicates the type of non-acute care that was reported.

Codes and Values:
  1. "74" = Leave of Absence
    "75" = SNF Level of Care or Residential Care Facility (ALC)
    "81" = Home Health Level of Care (ALC)
    "82" = Other Level of Care (ALC)
Edit Applications:
  1. Must be a valid entry.

Conversion Notes:

Data submitted in the Version 4 UDS format reporting Alternate Level of Care (ALC) was converted to Non-Acute Care Type codes according to the following table:

Narrative ALC Code Non-Acute Care Code
Residential Health Care Facility 1 75
Medically Related Home Care Services 2 81
Domiciliary Care 3 82
Other Institution 4 82
Home Health Services 5 81