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|Data Element Name: Placement of Bed Indicator||File Location: Master, De-Identified|
|SPARCS Data Element Number: 82|
|Record Positions: 1694 - 1696||Format-Length: A/N - 3|
|Effective Date: 1/1/1994 - 5/1/1996||Revision Date: January 1997|
|Deniable Data Element: No|
The organization for patient accommodations within a hospital eligible for exempt billing.
Codes and Values:
|1.||"UB"||=||Unit Bed - Patient accommodation was bed within an organized hospital unit for which
costs and statistics are separately maintained and an exempt payment (per diem or
enhanced DRG rate) was expected for the patients in this unit.
|"SB"||=||Scatter Bed - Patient accommodation was bed within an organized hospital unit which
was not limited to exempt status patients but to which patients qualifying for exempt
payment were admitted.
|2.||Must have been left justified with no embedded blanks and space filled.
|3.||If this field was not applicable, it contains blanks.|
- Must have been a valid entry.