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Data Element Name:  Principal Procedure Date
Format-Length:  N - 8 Required For:  IP
Effective Date:  1/1/94 Revision Date:  January 2008

NOTE: This is a composite data element, for mapping guidelines refer to the Inpatient 837 Addendum.

National Standard Mapping:

Electronic - 837I

X12 Loop

Ref. Des.

Data Element

Code

Description
Version 4050R 2300 HI01-3 1250 D8 Date Qualifier (CCYYMMDD)
HI01-4 1251 Principal Procedure Date

Paper Form Locator Code Qualifier
Institutional - UB-04 74 N/A

Definition:

The date the Principal Procedure was performed.

Codes and Values:

  1. CCYYMMDD = Century Year Month Day

  2. Must be a valid date in accordance with the Date Edit Validation Table in Appendix A.

Edit Applications:

  1. Date must be no more than three (3) days prior to the Admission Date and before or the same as Statement-Covers-Thru Date.

  2. If Principal Procedure Date is entered, the Operating/Emergency Department Physician 2 State License Number and Principal Procedure Code must also be reported.

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