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Data Element Name:  Outpatient Ancillary Revenue Code
SPARCS Data Element Number:  41
Record Positions:  See Group Definition Format-Length:  N - 4
Effective Date:  1/1/2003 Revision Date:  January 2003

Definition:

The code which identifies the type of ancillary service provided to the patient during the billing period.

Codes and Values:
  1. Must have been right justified and zero filled.

  2. If this field was not applicable it contains zeroes.

  3. Must have been a valid code in accordance with the Ancillary Revenue Codes in Appendix I.
Edit Applications:
  1. If Ancillary Revenue Code was entered, the other related Data Elements listed in the Ancillary Information Group Definition must also have been reported.

  2. If revenue codes 001 thru 099 were reported, the associated charges MUST NOT have been included in the totals calculated for the Ancillary Total Charges (Data Element 45), Ancillary Non-Covered Charges (Data Element 46), Total Ancillary Charges (Data Element 66), or Total Ancillary Non-Covered Charges (Data Element 67).