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HOSPITAL DISCHARGE DISPOSITION
05-Apr-2007
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Definition

     The disposition of the patient when discharged from the hospital.

 

Additional Information

  • Field value = 6, “home” refers to the patient’s current place of residence (e.g., prison, etc)
  • Field values based upon UB-04 disposition coding.
  • Disposition to any other non-medical facility should be coded as 6.
  • Disposition to any other medical facility should be coded as 9.
  • Refer to the glossary for definitions of facility types.

 

 

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