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ED DISCHARGE DISPOSITION
Emergency Department Information
The disposition of the patient at the time of discharge from the ED.
- Based upon UB-04 disposition coding.
- If reported as “Died” complete variable “ED Death.”
- If the patient is directly admitted to the hospital, code as N/A.
- If ED Discharge Disposition is 4, 5, 6, 9, 10,11, then Hospital Discharge Date, Time, and Disposition should be NA.
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