ACTIVITY TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE

Format/Length:an3
National Codes:See TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE
Default Codes:199 - Non-UK provider; TREATMENT FUNCTION not known, treatment mainly surgical
 499 - Non-UK provider; TREATMENT FUNCTION not known, treatment mainly medical

Notes:
ACTIVITY TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE is the same as attribute TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE.

The default codes 199 and 499 are only applicable for overseas health care providers.

ACTIVITY TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE is used by the Secondary Uses Service to derive the Healthcare Resource Group 4. Failure to correctly populate this data element is likely to result in an incorrect Healthcare Resource Group, usually associated with lower levels of healthcare resource.

For further information, please refer to the NHS Digital website at: Payment by Results Guidance.

 

This data element is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
pluralACTIVITY TREATMENT FUNCTION CODES

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