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NCVHS Core Health Data Elements Data Dictionary


Name:NCVHS Core Health Data Elements Data Dictionary
Type:Initiative
Definition:The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) has undertaken a first step in bringing together leaders in the field to seek consensus on a small set of data elements that are often considered the core of many data collection efforts. The Committee´s goal has been to develop a set of data elements with agreed-upon standardized definitions that, when needed in a data collection effort, can be used to collect and produce standardized data. The intent is not to specify a data set for mandated external reporting; the list of recommended data elements is by no means exhaustive, and, unlike earlier activities, is not a ´data set´ to be used in a specific setting.
Registration Authority:Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Status:Recorded
Administrative Attributes
Date Of Submission: 2002-08-22
Responsible Organization:Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Submitting Organization:Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Steward Organization:National Center for Health Statistics/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Relationship Organization Item
Is composed of CMS Admission Date   
is composed of CMS Attending Physician Identification   
is composed of CMS Birth Weight of Newborn   
is composed of CMS Current or Most Recent Occupation and Industry   
is composed of CMS Date of Birth   
is composed of CMS Date of Encounter   
is composed of CMS Dates of Procedures   
is composed of CMS Diagnosis Chiefly Responsible for Services Provided   
is composed of CMS Discharge Date   
is composed of CMS Disposition   
is composed of CMS Disposition of Patient   
is composed of CMS External Cause of injury   
is composed of CMS Facility Identification   
is composed of CMS Functional Status   
utilizes CMS Gender   
is composed of CMS Health Care Practitioner Identification   
is composed of CMS Health Care Practitioner Specialty   
is composed of CMS Injury Related to Employment   
is composed of CMS Living/Residential Arrangement   
is composed of CMS Marital Status   
is composed of CMS Medications Prescribed   
is composed of CMS Operating Clinician Identification   
is composed of CMS Other Diagnoses - InPatient   
is composed of CMS Other Diagnoses - OutPatient   
is composed of CMS Other Procedures   
is composed of CMS Patients Expected Sources of Payment   
is composed of CMS Patient´s Relationship to Subscriber/person eligible for entitlement   
is composed of CMS Patient´s Stated Reason for Visit or Chief Complaint   
is composed of CMS Personal Unique Identifier   
is composed of CMS Primary Diagnosis   
is composed of CMS Principal Diagnosis   
is composed of CMS Principal Procedure   
is composed of CMS Procedures and Services   
is composed of CMS Provider Location or Address of Encounter   
is composed of CMS Qualifier for Other Diagnoses   
is composed of CMS Race and Ethnicity   
is composed of CMS Residence   
is composed of CMS Self-Reported Health Status   
is composed of CMS Total Billed Charge   
is composed of CMS Type of Encounter   
is composed of CMS Type of Facility/Place of Encounter   
is composed of CMS Years of Schooling   
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