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This variable is contained in the following files: Outpatient (Fee-for-Service)
Short SAS Name
RSN_VISIT_CD1
SAS Name
RSN_VISIT_CD1

The 1st diagnosis code used to identify the patient's reason for the Hospital Outpatient visit.

Comments

Prior to Version 'J', this field was: CLM_ADMTG_DGNS_CD.

With Version 'J', the name has changed and there can be up to 3 occurrences of this group.

On October 1, 2015 the conversion from the 9th version of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9-CM) to version 10 (ICD-10-CM) occurred.

Source: NCH