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Data Element Name:  Patient State
Format-Length:  A/N - 2 Required For:  AS, ED, IP
Effective Date:  1/1/94 Revision Date:  September 2003

National Standard Mapping:

Electronic - 837I

X12 Loop

Ref. Des.

Data Element

Code

Description
Version 4050R 2010BA N402 156 State Code

2010CA N402 156 State Code

Paper Form Locator Code Qualifier
Institutional - UB-04 09c N/A

Definition:

The capitalized two-letter abbreviation for the state in which the patient's principal residence is located on the day of admission, including US Territories, Commonwealths and Canadian Provinces.

Codes and Values:

  1. Must be valid in accordance with the State Edit Validation Table in Appendix G.

    For a complete listing of "State Abbreviations" go to the Official United States Postal Service (USPS) Abbreviations Web site: www.usps.com/ncsc/lookups/usps_abbreviations.html

  2. For Homeless or Unknown, "99" should be coded.

  3. If other than United States, "XX" should be coded.

Edit Applications:

  1. Must be a valid entry.
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