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Data Element Name:  Type of Bill File Location:  Master, De-Identified
SPARCS Data Element Number:  47
Record Positions:  614 - 616 Format-Length:  A/N - 3
Effective Date:  1/1/1994 Revision Date:  January 1996
Deniable Data Element:  No


A three-digit numeric code which identified the specific type of bill (inpatient, adjustments, voids, etc.). The first digit represents Type of Facility, the second digit the Bill Classification, and the third digit the Frequency.

Codes and Values:

1.Position 25: "1" = Hospital
"8" = Special Facility (Rural Primary Care Facility Only)

Position 26: "1" = Inpatient (including Medicare Part A)
"2" = Inpatient (Medicare Part B)
"5" = Rural Primary Care Hospital

Position 27: "1" = Admit thru discharge claim (new)
"7" = Replacement of prior claim (change)
"8" = Void/cancel of prior claim (delete)

2.All positions must have been fully coded.

Edit Applications:
  1. Must have been a valid entry.

Conversion Notes:

All converted records were initialized to '111'.