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Data Element Name:  Accident Related Code File Location:  Master, De-Identified
SPARCS Data Element Number:  49
Record Positions:  618 - 619 Format-Length:  A/N - 2
Effective Date:  1/1/1994 Revision Date:             
Deniable Data Element:  No

Definition:

The code which identifies the specific type of accident suffered by the patient.

Codes and Values:
  1. "01" = Auto Accident
    "02" = No-Fault Insurance Involved - Including Auto Accident/Other
    "03" = Accident/Tort Liability
    "04" = Accident/Employment Related
    "05" = Other Accident
    "06" = Crime Victim

  2. If not applicable this field contains blanks.
Edit Applications:
  1. If Accident Related Code was reported, then a valid Accident Related Date (Data Element 50) must also have been reported.

Conversion Notes:

The conversion from the UBF field was as follows:

UBF Accident Code   Narrative UDS Accident Code
1 No-Fault,Automobile 02
2 Workers' Compensation 04
3 Crime Liability 06
5 Actual Liability 03
6 Accident Related Injury, Other 05
7 Not No-Fault, Work Related 04
8 Not Workers' Compensation, Assault Victim 06
9 Potential Liability 03