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|Data Element Name: Present on Admission Indicator (1-14)||File Location: Master, De-Identified, De-Identified Abbreviated|
|SPARCS Data Element Number: 70|
|Record Positions: See Group Definition||Format-Length: A/N - 1|
|Effective Date: 1/1/1994||Revision Date:|
|Deniable Data Element: No|
A qualifier for each diagnosis coded under Other Diagnoses that indicates whether the diagnosis was present on admission to the hospital.Codes and Values:
- 1 = Yes - Present at the time of inpatient admission
2 = No - Not present at the time of inpatient admission
3 = Clinically Undetermined - Provider is unable to clinically determine whether condition was present on admission or not
9 = Unknown - Documentation is insufficient to determine if condition is present on admission
X = Exempt from POA reporting for selected ICD-9-CM codes
- If this field was not applicable it contains blanks.
- If an Other Diagnosis Code (1-14)
(Data Element 69)
was reported, then there must have been a corresponding Present
on Admission Indicator, coded appropriately.
- If Present on Admission Indicator, was reported, Other Diagnosis Code (1-14) (Data Element 69) must have also been reported.
This field was initialized to 9 for all converted records.