START DATE (EPISODE)

START DATE (EPISODE) is used by the Secondary Uses Service to derive the Healthcare Resource Group 4.

Format / Length

an10 CCYY-MM-DD

Description

START DATE (EPISODE) is the same as attribute ACTIVITY DATE where the ACTIVITY DATE TYPE is National Code  'Start Date' of the episode.

START DATE (EPISODE)  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.

Also Known As

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural START DATES (EPISODE)

Where Used

Type Link How used
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 200 - Admitted Patient Care - Unfinished Delivery Episode CDS references in description START DATE (EPISODE)
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 170 - Admitted Patient Care - Detained and or Long Term Psychiatric Census CDS references in description START DATE (EPISODE)
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 180 - Admitted Patient Care - Unfinished Birth Episode CDS references in description START DATE (EPISODE)
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 130 - Admitted Patient Care - Finished General Episode CDS references in description START DATE (EPISODE)
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 190 - Admitted Patient Care - Unfinished General Episode CDS references in description START DATE (EPISODE)
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 140 - Admitted Patient Care - Finished Delivery Episode CDS references in description START DATE (EPISODE)
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 120 - Admitted Patient Care - Finished Birth Episode CDS references in description START DATE (EPISODE)
Data Set Patient Level Information Costing System Acute Data Set - Admitted Patient Care references in description START DATE (EPISODE)
NHS Business Definition Activity Start Date (Contract Monitoring) references in description START DATE (EPISODE)
Data Element CDS ACTIVITY DATE references in description START DATE (EPISODE)
Data Element START DATE (EPISODE) references in description START DATE (EPISODE)