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|Data Element Name: Non-Acute Care From Date||File Location: **Master, De-identified|
|SPARCS Data Element Number: 116|
|Record Positions: See Group Definition||Format-Length: A/N - 8|
|Effective Date: 1/1/1999||Revision Date:January 1999|
|Deniable Data Element: This field is composed of both non-deniable and deniable components. **The 2-digit day is deniable and is ONLY present on the Master file. The 4-digit year and the 2-digit month are non-deniable and are present on the De-identified file. See Appendix Z for release restrictions.|
The date this occurrence of non-acute care began.Codes and Values:
- YYYY MM DD = Year Month Day
- Must have been a valid date in accordance with the Date Edit Validation Table
in Appendix A.
- If this field was not applicable it contains blanks.
- Date must have been on or after the Admission Date/Start of Care (Data Element 5) and prior to or the same as Discharge Date (Date Element 6 & 7).
The Date Alternate Care Required (Data Element 19) reported in the Version 4 UDS format was moved to this Non-Acute Care field.