|Data Element Name: Emergency Department Indicator
||File Location: Master, De-Identified
|SPARCS Data Element Number: 80
|Record Positions: 1935
||Format-Length: A/N - 1
|Effective Date: 1/1/2003
||Revision Date: February 2005
|Deniable Data Element: No
The Emergency Department Indicator is set based on the ancillary revenue codes.
If the record contained an Emergency Department ancillary revenue code of 045X the indicator will
be set to "E" for Emergency Department only, "A" for Ambulatory Surgery from Emergency Department
or blank for Ambulatory Surgery only.
Codes and Values:
- "E" = Emergency Department only.
- "A" = Emergency Department with Ambulatory Surgery Services. Emergency Department edits
applied. Record also reported "Procedure Time" implying patient also
had ambulatory surgery.
- " " = Ambulatory Surgery Services only. Ambulatory
Surgery edits applied.
- Must have been a valid entry.