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Data Element Name:  Patient Residence Address - Address Line 1 File Location:  Master
SPARCS Data Element Number:  31
Record Positions:  150 - 167 Format-Length:  A/N - 18
Effective Date:  1/1/1994 Revision Date:               
Deniable Data Element:   Yes - See Appendix Z for release restrictions.

Definition:

The street address of the patient's principal residence at the time of admission.

Codes and Values:
  1. Must have been left justified and space filled.

  2. Standard abbreviations as listed in Address Abbreviations in Appendix E were used.

  3. For homeless patients, "HOMELESS" was coded.

  4. Must not have been blank.
Edit Applications:
  1. Must have been a valid entry.