Patient Discharge Status Codes

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Status Definition
01 Discharged to home or self-care (routine discharge)
02 Discharged/transferred to a short-term general hospital for inpatient care
03 Discharged/transferred to skilled nursing facility (SNF) with Medicare certification
04 Discharged/transferred to a facility that provides custodial or supportive care
05 Discharged/transferred to a designated cancer center or children's hospital
06 Discharged/transferred to home under care of organized home health service organization in anticipation of covered skilled care
07 Left against medical advice or discontinued care
08 Reserved for national assignment
09 Admitted as an inpatient to this hospital
10-1911 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Reserved for national assignment
20 Expired
21 Discharged/transferred to court/law enforcement
22-2923 24 25 26 27 28 Reserved for national assignment
30 Still patient
31-3932 33 34 35 36 37 38 Reserved for national assignment
40 Expired at home
41 Expired in a medical facility (e.g., hospital, SNF, ICF, or free-standing hospice)
42 Expired - place unknown
43 Discharged/transferred to a federal health care facility
44-4945 46 47 48 Reserved for national assignment
50 Hospice - home
51 Hospice - medical facility (certified) providing hospice level of care
52-6053 54 55 56 57 58 59 Reserved for national assignment
61 Discharged/transferred to a hospital-based Medicare approved swing bed
62 Discharged/transferred to an inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) including rehabilitation distinct part units of a hospital
63 Discharged/transferred to a Medicare certified long term care hospital (LTCH)
64 Discharged/transferred to a nursing facility certified under Medicaid but not certified under Medicare
65 Discharged/transferred to a psychiatric hospital or psychiatric distinct part unit of a hospital
66 Discharged/transferred to a critical access hospital (CAH)
67 Reserved for national assignment
68 Reserved for national assignment
69 Discharged/transferred to a designated disaster alternate care site (effective 10/1/13)
70 Discharged/transferred to another type of health care institution not defined elsewhere in this code list
71 Discontinued 4/1/03
72 Discontinued 4/1/03
73-8074 75 76 77 78 79 Reserved for national assignment
81 Discharged to home or self-care with a planned acute care hospital inpatient readmission (effective 10/1/13)
82 Discharged/transferred to a short-term general hospital for inpatient care with a planned acute care hospital inpatient readmission (effective 10/1/13)
83 Discharged/transferred to a skilled nursing facility (SNF) with Medicare certification with a planned acute care hospital inpatient readmission (effective 10/1/13)
84 Discharged/transferred to a facility that provides custodial or supportive care with a planned acute care hospital inpatient readmission (effective 10/1/13)
85 Discharged/transferred to a designated cancer center or children's hospital with a planned acute care hospital inpatient readmission (effective 10/1/13)
86 Discharged/transferred to home under care of organized home health service organization in anticipation of covered skilled care with a planned acute care hospital inpatient readmission (effective 10/1/13)
87 Discharged/transferred to court/law enforcement with a planned acute care hospital inpatient readmission (effective 10/1/13)
88 Discharged/transferred to a federal health care facility with a planned acute care hospital inpatient readmission (effective 10/1/13)
89 Discharged/transferred to a hospital-based Medicare approved swing bed with a planned acute care hospital inpatient readmission (effective 10/1/13)
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 (effective 10/1/13)
91 Discharged/transferred to a Medicare certified long term care hospital (LTCH) with a planned acute care hospital inpatient readmission (effective 10/1/13)
92 Discharged/transferred to a nursing facility certified under Medicaid but not certified under Medicare with a planned acute care hospital inpatient readmission (effective 10/1/13)
93 Discharged/transferred to a psychiatric hospital or psychiatric distinct part unit of a hospital with a planned acute care hospital inpatient readmission (effective 10/1/13)
94 Discharged/transferred to a critical access hospital (CAH) with a planned acute care hospital inpatient readmission (effective 10/1/13)
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 (effective 10/1/13)
96-9997 98 Reserved for national assignment

 

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