FIRST ATTENDANCE CODE

FIRST ATTENDANCE CODE is used by the Secondary Uses Service to derive the Healthcare Resource Group 4.

Format / Length

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Description

FIRST ATTENDANCE CODE  is the same as attribute FIRST ATTENDANCE.

FIRST ATTENDANCE CODE  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, see FIRST ATTENDANCE.

Also Known As

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural FIRST ATTENDANCE CODES

Where Used

Type Link How used
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 021 - Future Outpatient CDS references in description FIRST ATTENDANCE CODE
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 020 - Outpatient CDS references in description FIRST ATTENDANCE CODE
Data Element FIRST ATTENDANCE CODE references in description FIRST ATTENDANCE CODE
Supporting Information Referral to Treatment Clock Stop Administrative Event references in description FIRST ATTENDANCE CODE
NHS Business Definition Ward Attendance references in description FIRST ATTENDANCE CODE