FIRST ATTENDANCE CODE

Format/Length:an1
National Codes:See FIRST ATTENDANCE
Default Codes: 

Notes:
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.

 

This data element is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
pluralFIRST ATTENDANCE CODES