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Data Element Name:  Patient City
SPARCS Data Element Number:  25
Record Positions:  186 - 200 Format-Length:  A/N - 15
Effective Date:  1/1/2003 Revision Date:  January 2003

Definition:

The name of the city, town, or village in which the Patient principal residence is located on the day of admission for the outpatient service.

Codes and Values:
  1. Must have been left justified and space filled.

  2. For homeless patients, "HOMELESS" was coded.

  3. Must not have been blank.
Edit Applications:
  1. Must have been a valid entry.