Element Source of Admission modified to include codes "A" and "D"
“A”=Transfer from a Rural Primary Care Hospital. The patient was admitted to this facility as a transfer from a Rural Primary Care Hospital (RPCH) where he or she was an inpatient.
"D”=Transfer from One Distinct Unit of the Hospital to another Distinct Unit of the Same Hospital Resulting in a Separate Claim to the Payer. Inpatient: The patient was admitted to this facility as a transfer from hospital inpatient within this facility resulting in a separate claim to the payer.
This will be reflected in version 1.21 of the dictionary, and is considered official for submission of Q2 2014 cases (data submission beginning August 1, 2014).