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Data Element Name:  Total Accommodations Non-Covered Charges File Location:  Master, De-Identified
SPARCS Data Element Number:  88
Record Positions:  1735 - 1744 Format-Length:  N - 10
Effective Date:  1/1/1994 Revision Date:            
Deniable Data Element:  No

Definition:

The sum of all Non-Covered Accommodations Charges incurred during the patient's stay.

Codes and Values:
  1. Must have been right justified and zero filled.

  2. The amount must have been entered in dollars and cents. This amount was defined with TWO implied decimal places and must have been entered as a positive amount.

  3. If this field was not applicable, it contains zeroes.
Edit Applications:
  1. Must have equaled the sum of the individual occurrences of the Accommodations Total Non-Covered Charges (Data Element 63).

Conversion Notes:

For all converted records, the sum of the individual non-covered accommodation charges was placed in this field.