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|Data Element Name: Other Procedure Code 1-14|
|SPARCS Data Element Number: 54|
|Record Positions: See Group Definition||Format-Length: A/N - 7|
|Effective Date: 1/1/1994||Revision Date: January 2003|
All significant procedures other than the Principal Procedure Code (Data Element 52) are reported here, as space allows. They are reported in order of significance, starting with the most significant.
A significant procedure was one that was surgical in nature, carried a procedural risk, carried an anesthetic risk, or required specialized training. Surgery included incision, excision, amputation, introduction, endoscopy, repair, destruction, suture, and manipulation.Codes and Values:
- Must have been left justified and entered exactly as shown in the ICD-9-CM coding
reference, excluding the decimal point, and space filled.
- If this field was not applicable, it contains blanks.
- If Other Procedure Code 1-14 was entered, the corresponding Other Procedure Date 1-14
(Data Element 55) must have
also been reported.
- Ambulatory Surgery Only:
Edits pertaining to ICD-9-CM codes were validated on the basis of the Discharge Date (Data Element 6) and Expected Principal Reimbursement (Data Element 21) depending on conditions described in Appendix N, which included sex-specific diagnosis code conditions.
- Emergency Department Only:
Edits pertaining to ICD-9-CM codes were validated on the basis of the Discharge Date (Data Element 6) depending on conditions described in Appendix N, which included sex-specific procedure code conditions.