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This variable is contained in the following files: MAX Inpatient File, MAX Long Term Care File
Short SAS Name
SAS Name
PATIENT_STATUS_CD

CODE INDICATING THE PATIENT'S DISCHARGE STATUS.

Comments

NOTE: IN MAX 2009, VALUES 43, 61, 62, 63, 65, 66, 71 AND 72 WERE ADDED TO THE FILE.

SOURCE: MSIS CLAIMS FILE: 'PATIENT-STATUS'.

CodeCode value
01
DISCHARGED TO HOME OR SELF CARE (ROUTINE DISCHARGE)
02
DISCHARGED/TRANSFERRED TO ANOTHER SHORT-TERM HOSPITAL
03
DISCHARGED/TRANSFERRED TO A NURSING FACILITY
04
DISCHARGED/TRANSFERRED TO AN INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITY
05
DISCHARGED/TRANSFERRED TO ANOTHER TYPE INSTITUTION (INCLUDING DISTINCT PARTS) OR REFERRED FOR OUTPATIENT SERVICES TO ANOTHER INSTITUTION
06
DISCHARGED/TRANSFERRED TO HOME UNDER CARE OF ORGANIZED HOME HEALTH SERVICE ORGANIZATION
07
LEFT AGAINST MEDICAL ADVICE OR DISCONTINUED CARE
08
DISCHARGED/TRANSFERRED TO HOME UNDER CARE OF A HOME IV DRUG THERAPY PROVIDER
09
ADMITTED AS AN INPATIENT TO THIS HOSPITAL
20
EXPIRED (OR DID NOT RECOVER - CHRISTIAN SCIENCE) PATIENT
30
STILL A PATIENT
40
EXPIRED AT HOME (HOSPICE CLAIMS ONLY)
41
EXPIRED IN A MEDICAL FACILITY SUCH AS A HOSPITAL, NF OR FREE- STANDING HOSPICE (HOSPICE CLAIMS ONLY)
42
EXPIRED - PLACE UNKNOWN (HOSPICE CLAIMS ONLY)
43
Discharged/transferred to a federal hospital
50
HOSPICE - HOME
51
HOSPICE - MEDICAL FACILITY
61
DISCHARGED TO A HOSPITAL-BASED MEDICARE APPROVED SWING BED
62
DISCHARGED/TRANSFERRED TO ANOTHER REHAB FACILITY/REHAB UNIT OF A HOSPITAL
63
DISCHARGED/TRANSFERRED TO A LONG-TERM CARE HOSPITAL
65
DISCHARGED/TRANSFERRED TO A PSYCH HOSPITAL/PSYCH UNIT OF A HOSPITAL
66
DISCHARGED TO CRITICAL ACCESS HOSPITAL
71
DISCHARGED/TRANSFERRED TO ANOTHER INSTITUTION FOR OUTPATIENT SERVICES
72
DISCHARGED/TRANSFERRED TO THIS INSTITUTION FOR OUTPATIENT SERVICES
99
UNKNOWN