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Data Element Name:   Outpatient Ancillary Total Non-Covered Charges
SPARCS Data Element Number:  46
Record Positions:  See Group Definition Format-Length:  N - 10
Effective Date:  1/1/2003 Revision Date:  January 2003

Definition:

The charges for ancillary services which were not reimbursable by the primary payer.

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

  2. The amount must have been entered in dollars and cents. This amount was defined with TWO implied decimal places and must have been entered as a positive amount.

  3. If this field was not applicable it contains zeroes.
Edit Applications:
  1. Total of individual occurrences of Outpatient Ancillary Non-Covered Charges must have equaled Total Outpatient Ancillary Non-Covered Charges (Data Element 67).

  2. If Outpatient Ancillary Total Non-Covered Charges was entered, the other related Data Elements listed in the Ancillary Information Group Definition must also have been reported.

  3. If Outpatient Ancillary Revenue Codes (Data Element 41) 001 through 099 are reported, any associated charges were NOT included in this total.