EMERGENCY CARE ATTENDANCE CATEGORY

The category of Emergency Care Attendance.

Format / Length

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Permitted Codes

Code Description

1

Unplanned First Emergency Care Attendance for a new clinical condition (or deterioration of a chronic condition).

2

Unplanned Follow-up Emergency Care Attendance for the same or a related clinical condition and within 7 days of the First Emergency Care Attendance  at  THIS Emergency Care Department

3

Unplanned Follow-up Emergency Care Attendance for the same or a related clinical condition and within 7 days of the First Emergency Care Attendance  at ANOTHER Emergency Care Department

4

Planned Follow-up Emergency Care Attendance  within 7 days of the First Emergency Care Attendance at THIS Emergency Care Department

Also Known As

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural EMERGENCY CARE ATTENDANCE CATEGORIES