DISCHARGE DESTINATION CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)

Format/Length:an2
HES Item:DISDEST
National Codes:See DISCHARGE DESTINATION 
Default Codes:98 - Not applicable - Hospital Provider Spell not finished at episode end (i.e. not discharged) or current episode unfinished
 99 - Not known: a validation error

Notes:
DISCHARGE DESTINATION CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) is the same as attribute DISCHARGE DESTINATION.

DISCHARGE DESTINATION CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) replaces DISCHARGE DESTINATION (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL), and should be used for all new and developing data sets and for XML messages.

 

This data element is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
pluralDISCHARGE DESTINATION CODES (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)