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Data Element Name:  Same Day Discharge Indicator File Location:   Master, De-Identified, De-Identified Abbreviated
SPARCS Data Element Number:  126
Record Positions:  2012 - 2012 Format-Length:  A/N - 1
Effective Date:  5/1/2005 Revision Date:  September 2005
Deniable Data Element:  No

Definition:

A flag indicating if the patient was admitted and discharged on the same day.

Codes and Values:
  1. 0 = not same day
    1 = same day

Edit Applications:

This is a derived field.