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Short SAS Name
DSCHRGDT
SAS Name
NCH_BENE_DSCHRG_DT

On an inpatient or Home Health claim, the date the beneficiary was discharged from the facility, or died.

Date matches the "thru" date on the claim (CLM_THRU_DT). When there is a discharge date, the discharge status code (PTNT_DSCHRG_STUS_CD) indicates the final disposition of the patient after discharge.

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Source: NCH QA Process