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Data Element Name:  Type of Bill
SPARCS Data Element Number:  36
Record Positions:  614 - 616 Format-Length:  A/N - 3
Effective Date:  1/1/1994 Revision Date:             

Definition:

A three-digit numeric code which identified the specific type of bill (outpatient, adjustments, voids, etc.). The first digit represents Type of Facility, the second digit the Bill Classification, and the third digit the Frequency.

Codes and Values:

1. All positions must have been fully coded.

    2.    Ambulatory Surgery Only:
Position 25:     "1" = hospital
"7" = clinic (free standing)
"8" = special facility (rural primary care facility ONLY)

Position 26: "3" = outpatient

Position 27: "1" = new claim (new or add)
"7" = replacement of prior claim (change)
"8" = void/cancel of prior claim (delete)

3. Emergency Department Only:
Position 25:     "1" = hospital
"8" = Special Facility (rural primary care facility ONLY)

Position 26: "3" = outpatient

Position 27: "1" = admit thru discharge claim (new)
"7" = replacement of prior claim (change)
"8" = void/cancel of prior claim (delete)

Edit Applications:
  1. Must have been a valid entry.