CRITICAL CARE START DATE

Format/Length:an10 CCYY-MM-DD
National Codes: 
Default Codes: 

Notes:
CRITICAL CARE START DATE is the same as attribute ACTIVITY DATE where the ACTIVITY DATE TYPE is National Code 'Start Date' of the CRITICAL CARE PERIOD.

CRITICAL CARE START DATE 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
pluralCRITICAL CARE START DATES