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Data Element Name:  Procedure Date Warning Flag File Location:  Master, De-Identified
SPARCS Data Element Number:  118
Record Positions:  1914 - 1914 Format-Length:  A/N - 1
Effective Date:  1/1/2000 Revision Date:January 2000
Deniable Data Element:  No

Definition:

A flag set when a procedure date for this discharge is reported no more than three (3) days prior to the Admission Date/Start of Care. These claims have been accepted by the SPARCS system, but a warning message was returned to the hospital to flag potential reporting problems at time of submission.

Codes and Values:
  1. "1" = Procedure Date reported no more than three (3) days prior to the Admission Date/Start of Care.

    " " = NO conflict between reported data and reported procedure dates.
Edit Applications:
  1. Not applicable - assigned by SPARCS.