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SAS Name
PTNT_DSCHRG_STUS_CD

The code used to identify the status of the patient as of the CLM_THRU_DT. 

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* MS-DRG codes where additional codes were available are: 280 (Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with MCC),    281 (Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with CC), 282 (Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive without CC/MCC), and 789 (Neonates, Died or Transferred to Another Acute Care Facility). 

Source: Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAOs)

CodeCode value
0
Unknown Value (but present in data)
01
Discharged to home/self-care (routine charge).
02
Discharged/transferred to other short term general hospital for inpatient care.
03
Discharged/transferred to skilled nursing facility (SNF) with Medicare certification in anticipation of covered skilled care.
04
Discharged/transferred to intermediate care facility (ICF).
05
Discharged/transferred to another type of institution for inpatient care (including distinct parts).
06
Discharged/transferred to home care of organized home health service organization.
07
Left against medical advice or discontinued care.
09
Admitted as an inpatient to this hospital. In situations where a patient is admitted before midnight of the third day following the day of an outpatient service, the outpatient services are considered inpatient.
20
Expired (patient did not recover).
21
Discharged/transferred to court/law enforcement.
30
Still patient.
40
Expired at home (hospice)
41
Expired in a medical facility such as hospital, SNF, ICF, or freestanding hospice. (Hospice claims only)
43
Discharged/transferred to a federal hospital
50
Discharged/transferred to a Hospice – home.
51
Discharged/transferred to a Hospice – medical facility.
61
Discharged/transferred within this institution to a hospital-based Medicare approved swing bed
62
Discharged/transferred to an inpatient rehabilitation facility including distinct parts units of a hospital.
63
Discharged/transferred to a long term care hospitals.
64
Discharged/transferred to a nursing facility certified under Medicaid but not under Medicare
65
Discharged/Transferred to a psychiatric hospital or psychiatric distinct unit of a hospital.
66
Discharged/transferred to a Critical Access Hospital (CAH)
69
Discharged/transferred to a designated disaster alternative care site (applies only to particular MS-DRGs*)
70
Discharged/transferred to another type of health care institution not defined elsewhere in code list.
71
Discharged/transferred/referred to another institution for outpatient services as specified by the discharge plan of care (discontinued effective 10/1/05)
The following codes apply only to particular MS-DRGs*, and were new in 10/2013:
CodeCode value
81
Discharged to home or self-care with a planned acute care hospital inpatient readmission.
82
Discharged/transferred to a short term general hospital for inpatient care with a planned acute care hospital inpatient readmission.
83
Discharged/transferred to a skilled nursing facility (SNF) with Medicare certification with a planned acute care hospital inpatient readmission.
84
Discharged/transferred to a facility that provides custodial or supportive care with a planned acute care hospital inpatient readmission.
85
Discharged/transferred to a designated cancer center or children’s hospital with a planned acute care hospital inpatient readmission.
86
Discharged/transferred to home under care of organized home health service organization with a planned acute care hospital inpatient readmission.
87
Discharged/transferred to court/law enforcement with a planned acute care hospital inpatient readmission.
88
Discharged/transferred to a federal health care facility with a planned acute care hospital inpatient readmission.
89
Discharged/transferred to a hospital-based Medicare approved swing bed with a planned acute care hospital inpatient readmission.
90
Discharged/transferred to an inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) including rehabilitation distinct part units of a hospital with a planned acute care hospital inpatient readmission.
91
Discharged/transferred to a Medicare certified long term care hospital (LTCH) with a planned acute care hospital inpatient readmission.
92
Discharged/transferred to a nursing facility certified under Medicaid but not certified under Medicare with a planned acute care hospital inpatient readmission.
93
Discharged/transferred to a psychiatric distinct part unit of a hospital with a planned acute care hospital inpatient readmission.
94
Discharged/transferred to a critical access hospital (CAH) with a planned acute care hospital inpatient readmission.
95
Discharged/transferred to another type of health care institution not defined elsewhere in this code list with a planned acute care hospital inpatient readmission.