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Data Element Name:  Total Leave of Absence Days File Location:   Master, De-Identified, De-Identified Abbreviated
SPARCS Data Element Number:  46
Record Positions:  610 - 613 Format-Length:  N - 4
Effective Date:  1/1/1994 Revision Date:  January 1999
Deniable Data Element:  No

Definition:

The sum of Leave of Absence Days reported in all the payer sequences in this submission. See Source of Payment Information Group Definitions (Data Elements 38 thru 45).

Codes and Values:
  1. Field is right justified and zero filled.

Edit Applications:
  1. Field is less than the Length of Stay (Data Element 93).

Conversion Notes:

The Total Leave of Absence Days for UDS Version 4 submissions was calculated from summation of all payer sequences of reported Leave of Absence Days (Data Element 45). The Total Leave of Absence Days for UDS Version 5 submissions was calculated from all the Non-Acute Care From Date (Data Elements 116) and Non-Acute Care Thru Dates (Data Elements 117) associated with reported Leave of Absence Non-Acute Care Type.