ADMISSION METHOD (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)

Format/Length:n2
HES Item:ADMIMETH
National Codes:See ADMISSION METHOD
Default Codes:98 - Not applicable
 99 - Not known: a validation error

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

Note - National Code 25 'Admission via Mental Health Crisis Resolution Team' is only valid for use in the Mental Health Minimum Data Set (Version 4-1).  This value is not permitted to flow in the current Commissioning Data Set schema (versions 6-0 and 6-1).  National Code 25 should be mapped to another appropriate ADMISSION METHOD code for the purposes of flowing data through the Commissioning Data Set.

ADMISSION METHOD (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) will be replaced with ADMISSION METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL), which should be used for all new and developing data sets and for XML messages.

 

This data element is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
pluralADMISSION METHOD (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)