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Data Element Name:  Pre-Admit Indicator File Location:   Master, De-Identified, De-Identified Abbreviated
SPARCS Data Element Number:  132
Record Positions:   See Group Definition Format-Length:  A/N - 1
Effective Date:  5/1/2005 Revision Date:  September 2005
Deniable Data Element:  No

Definition:

A flag to indicate if the procedure was done before, on, or after the Admission Date.

Codes and Values:

    1. "-" if the procedure was done before the admit date
"+" if the procedure was done on or after the admit date
"  " if no procedure was done (field is blank)

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This is a derived field.