ADMISSION METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)

ADMISSION METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) is used by the Secondary Uses Service to derive the Healthcare Resource Group 4.

Format / Length

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Description

ADMISSION METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)  is the same as attribute ADMISSION METHOD.

ADMISSION METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) 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.

For specific National Code usage in different data sets, see ADMISSION METHOD.

Note: the Default Code description for 99 - Not known has been updated. The Data Set specifications that contain this item will be updated in the next version of the Information Standard where it is not already correct.

ADMISSION METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)  will be replaced with METHOD OF ADMISSION (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL), which is the most recent approved national information standard to describe the required definition.

National Codes

Code Description

11

Elective Admission

: Waiting list

12

Elective Admission

: Booked

13

Elective Admission

: Planned

21

Emergency Admission: Emergency Care Department or dental casualty department of the Health Care Provider  

22

Emergency Admission: GENERAL PRACTITIONER: after a request for immediate admission has been made direct to a Hospital Provider, i.e. not through a Bed bureau, by a GENERAL PRACTITIONER or deputy

23

Emergency Admission: Bed bureau

24

Emergency Admission: Consultant Clinic, of this or another Health Care Provider  

25

Emergency Admission: Admission via Mental Health Crisis Resolution Team

2A

Emergency Admission: Emergency Care Department of another provider where the PATIENT  had not been admitted

2B

Emergency Admission: Transfer of an admitted PATIENT from another Hospital Provider in an emergency

2C

Emergency Admission: Baby born at home as intended

2D

Emergency Admission: Other emergency admission

28

Emergency Admission: Other means, examples are: - admitted from the Emergency Care Department of another provider where they had not been admitted

- transfer of an admitted PATIENT from another Hospital Provider in an emergency

- baby born at home as intended

31

Maternity Admission: Admitted ante partum

32

Maternity Admission: Admitted post partum

82

Other Admission: The birth of a baby in this Health Care Provider

83

Other Admission: Baby born outside the Health Care Provider except when born at home as intended

81

Other Admission: Transfer of any admitted PATIENT from other Hospital Provider other than in an emergency

Default Codes

Code Description

98

Not applicable

99

ADMISSION METHOD

 not known

Also Known As

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural ADMISSION METHOD CODES (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)

Where Used

Type Link How used
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 120 - Admitted Patient Care - Finished Birth Episode CDS references in description ADMISSION METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 130 - Admitted Patient Care - Finished General Episode CDS references in description ADMISSION METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 140 - Admitted Patient Care - Finished Delivery Episode CDS references in description ADMISSION METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 170 - Admitted Patient Care - Detained and or Long Term Psychiatric Census CDS references in description ADMISSION METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 180 - Admitted Patient Care - Unfinished Birth Episode CDS references in description ADMISSION METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 190 - Admitted Patient Care - Unfinished General Episode CDS references in description ADMISSION METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 200 - Admitted Patient Care - Unfinished Delivery Episode CDS references in description ADMISSION METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)
Data Set Maternity Services Data Set references in description ADMISSION METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)
Data Set Mental Health Services Data Set references in description ADMISSION METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)
Data Element ADMISSION METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) references in description ADMISSION METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)
Data Element METHOD OF ADMISSION (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) references in description ADMISSION METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)