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Data Element Name:  Admission Hour/Emergency Visit Hour
Format-Length:  A/N - 2 Required For:  AS, ED, IP
Effective Date:  10/1/98 Revision Date:  September 2003

National Standard Mapping:

Electronic - 837I

X12 Loop

Ref. Des.

Data Element

Code

Description
Version 4050R 2300 DTP01 374 435 Admission
DTP02 1250 DT Date and Time Format (CCYYMMDDHHMM)
DTP03 1251 Admission Date and Hour

Paper Form Locator Code Qualifier
Institutional - UB-04 13 N/A

Definition:

The hour during which the patient was either admitted for inpatient care or was provided the outpatient service.

For emergency department visit, it is the hour during which the patient is registered or triaged, whichever occurs first.

Codes and Values:

  1. Admission Hour should be reported in the HHMM format, as defined by the X12-837 standards. SPARCS currently only edits and collects the first 2 characters (HH). Please refer to the Admission/Discharge Hour Code Table in Appendix B for details.

Edit Applications:

  1. Must be a valid entry.
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