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Data Element Name:  UB-92 Accommodation Code File Location:  Master, De-Identified
SPARCS Data Element Number:  64
Record Positions:   See Group Definition Format-Length:  A/N - 4
Effective Date:  1/1/2000 Revision Date:  June 2000
Deniable Data Element:  No

Definition:

The code which identifies the type of accommodation utilized by the patient during the billing period.

Codes and Values:
  1. Must have been a valid code in accordance with the UB-92 Accommodation Codes in Appendix H.

  2. If this field was not applicable it contains blanks.
Edit Applications:
  1. If a UB-92 Accommodation Code was entered, the other related Data Elements listed in the Accommodations Information Group Definition (Data Elements 60-64) must also have been reported.

Conversion Notes:

Effective with discharges after 12/31/99, UB-92 Accommodation Codes are reported in place of SPARCS Accommodation Codes.

The UB-92 Accommodation Codes for all years prior to 2000 have been derived from the reported SPARCS Accommodation Codes based on the table in Appendix H.