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Data Element Name:   New York State Patient Status or Disposition
SPARCS Data Element Number:  16
Record Positions:  113 - 114 Format-Length:  A/N - 2
Effective Date:  1/1/1994 Revision Date:             

Definition:

The code which best identifies the patient's destination or status upon discharge.

Codes and Values:
  1. Must have been a valid code in accordance with Patient Status or Disposition Codes in Appendix C.

  2. Must have been right justified and zero filled.
Edit Applications:
  1. Must have been a valid entry.
Conversion Notes:
  1. The Disposition Codes from pre-1994 data files were converted as follows:
             Old Code              New Code
01 02
02 03
03 03
04 05
05 01
06 06
07 07
08 20
09 11
10 09
11 12