|Format/Length:||See ICD-10 CODE|
SECONDARY DIAGNOSIS (ICD) is the same as attribute CLINICAL CLASSIFICATION CODE.
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.
- The format/length of this Data Element has been corrected as a result of the work undertaken for the development of the Coding Strategy.
- The data set specifications of the data sets that contain this Data Element will be updated in the next version of the information standard where it is not already correct.
This data element is also known by these names:
|plural||SECONDARY DIAGNOSES (ICD)|