PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS (ICD)

Format/Length:See ICD-10 CODE
National Codes: 
Default Codes: 

Notes:
PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS (ICD) is the same as attribute CLINICAL CLASSIFICATION CODE.

PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS (ICD) is the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) code used to identify the PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS.

PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS (ICD) 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.

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This data element is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
pluralPRIMARY DIAGNOSES (ICD)

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