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Data Element Name:  Record Sequence Count
SPARCS Data Element Number:  8
Record Positions:  63 - 64 Format-Length:  N - 2
Effective Date:  1/1/1994 Revision Date:          

Definition:

The number assigned by SPARCS to indicate the total number of records required to report all the data for a particular patient stay including additional Accommodation occurrences, Ancillary occurrences, and/or Alternate Care Data information.

It should be noted that this data element is assigned in conjunction with Record Sequence Number (Data Element 7).

Codes and Values:
  1. Right justified and zero filled.
Edit Applications:
  1. Not applicable - assigned by SPARCS.