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Data Element Name:  Total Non-Covered Charges File Location:  Master, De-Identified
SPARCS Data Element Number:  92
Record Positions:  1777 - 1788 Format-Length:  N - 12
Effective Date:  1/1/1994 Revision Date:            
Deniable Data Element:  No

Definition:

The sum of Total Accommodations Non-Covered Charges (Data Element 88) and Total Ancillary Non-Covered Charges (Data Element 90) for the patient's stay.

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

  2. This amount was defined with TWO implied decimal places and must have been entered as a positive amount.
Edit Applications:
  1. Not applicable - calculated by SPARCS as the sum of Total Accommodations Non-Covered Charges (Data Element 88) and Total Ancillary Non-Covered Charges (Data Element 90).

Conversion Notes:

For all converted records, the total non-covered charges were reported on the UBF-1 and were placed in this field.