SECONDARY DIAGNOSIS (ICD)

Format/Length:See ICD-10 CODE
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SECONDARY DIAGNOSIS (ICD) is the same as attribute CLINICAL CLASSIFICATION CODE.

SECONDARY DIAGNOSIS (ICD) is the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) code used to identify the secondary PATIENT DIAGNOSIS.

For Commissioning Data Sets (CDS) purposes it is recommended that multiple Diagnoses are recorded and the CDS-XML Message (CDS Version 6 onwards) has been designed to carry as many Diagnoses as required.

SECONDARY DIAGNOSIS (ICD) 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 resulting in lower levels of healthcare resource.

For further information, please refer to the Secondary Uses Service Guidance page.

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This data element is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
pluralSECONDARY DIAGNOSES (ICD)