HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL NUMBER

Format/Length:an12
National Codes: 
Default Codes: 

Notes:
HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL NUMBER is the same as attribute ACTIVITY IDENTIFIER.

A HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL NUMBER is a unique identifier for each Hospital Provider Spell for a Health Care Provider.

HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL NUMBER 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
pluralHOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL NUMBERS

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