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Data Element Name:  Accident Related Code
SPARCS Data Element Number:  38
Record Positions:  618 - 619 Format-Length:  A/N - 2
Effective Date:  1/1/2003 Revision Date:  January 2003

Definition:

The code which identifies the specific type of accident suffered by the patient.

Codes and Values:
  1. "01" = Auto Accident

    "02" = No-Fault Insurance Involved - Including Auto Accident/Other

    "03" = Accident/Tort Liability

    "04" = Accident/Employment Related

    "05" = Other Accident

    "06" = Crime Victim

  2. If not applicable this field contains blanks.
Edit Applications:
  1. If Accident Related Code was reported, then a valid Accident Related Date (Data Element 39) must also have been reported.