Summary of Inpatient Output Update for 2002


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