Summary of Inpatient Output Update for 2003

January

The items below summarize the changes documented in the SPARCS Inpatient Output Data Dictionary for implementation in calendar year 2003.

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
Y       Update Grouper Versions used by year Reference Table to reflect yearly changes in State and Federal Groupers