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|Data Element Name: Residence Indicator|
|SPARCS Data Element Number: 78|
|Record Positions: 1859 - 1859||Format-Length: A/N - 2|
|Effective Date: 1/1/1997||Revision Date: January 1997|
This is a code to indicate whether a patient was HOMELESS at the time of discharge or the patient was a Non-United States Resident.
Note: Patients discharged to a shelter are also categorized as HOMELESS.Codes and Values:
- "H" = HOMELESS Patient
"F" = Non-United States Resident (Foreign Born).
- Must be a valid entry.