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Data Element Name:  Accommodations Days
Format-Length:  N - 4 Required For:  IP
Effective Date:  1/1/94 Revision Date:  July 1996

National Standard Mapping:

Electronic - 837I

X12 Loop

Ref. Des.

Data Element

Code

Description
Version 4050R 2400 SV204 355 DA Days Qualifier
SV205 380 Accommodations Days

Paper Form Locator Code Qualifier
Institutional - UB-04 46 N/A

Definition:

The number of patient days spent in each type of accommodation during the billing period.

Codes and Values:

  1. Must be greater than zero.

Edit Applications:

  1. Must be less than or equal to the number of days in the billing period documented in Admission Date/Start of Care and Statement Covers Period - Thru Date. The Total Accommodations Days must not exceed Length of Stay.

  2. If Accommodations Days is reported, then Accommodations Code, Accommodations Rate, Accommodations Total Charges, and Accommodations Total Non-Covered Charges must also be reported.

  3. SPARCS allows a maximum of 50 Accommodations.
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