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Data Element Name:  Accident Related Date
SPARCS Data Element Number:  39
Record Positions:  620 - 627 Format-Length:  A/N - 8
Effective Date:  1/1/2003 Revision Date:  January 2003

Definition:

The date on which the specific type of accident occurred to the patient.

Codes and Values:
  1. YYYY MM DD = Year Month Day

  2. The Date must have been valid in accordance with the Date Edit Validation Table in Appendix A.

  3. If not applicable this field contains blanks.
Edit Applications:
  1. If an Accident Related Date was reported, then a valid Accident Related Code (Data Element 38) was also reported.