Summary of Inpatient Output Update for 2002

January

The items below summarize the changes documented in the SPARCS Inpatient Output Data Dictionary for implementation in calendar year 2002.

Listed below is a summary of the changes made to the appendices.

Appendix       Change Description
C       Update Patient Status or Disposition to reflect changes in UB-92 Specifications
I       Update Inpatient Ancillary Revenue Codes to reflect changes in UB-92 Specifications
J       Update License Code Description to reflect valid ranges of health professionals licensed by the New York State Department of Education
N       Update the Coding Conditions and Exceptions to reflect additions to age-specific diagnosis list
Y       Update Grouper Versions used by year Reference Table to reflect yearly changes in State and Federal Groupers