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All Payer Claims: Data Element Comparison

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Action Name Data Element ID Version State/Organization
Admission Date MC018 2010-03-16 Maine
Admission Date MC018 v1.2 Maine
Data Element: Admission Date MC018 - 2010-03-16
(Maine)
Admission Date MC018 - v1.2
(Maine)
[Shared]Data Element ID MC018 MC018
[Unshared]Definition Required for all inpatient claims This field contains the date of the inpatient admission with a CCYYMMDD format.
[Shared] State / Source Maine
Maine
[Shared]Data Type date DATE
[Shared]Format CCYYMMDD CCYYMMDD
[Unshared]Length 8
[Shared]Field Name ADMDAT ADMDAT
[Unshared]DATE AVAIL '1/1/2003 Not Supplied
[Unshared]Date Required Not Supplied '2003-01-31
[Unshared]Warnings Not Supplied This field is inconsistently reported across payers. It may be under reported on inpatient claims or over-reported on outpatient claims. At this point in time there is no clear way to accurately identify all inpatient claims in the Data Bank. Continuing efforts will improve the quality of this data element among payers.
Data Element: Admission Date MC018 - 2010-03-16
(Maine)
Admission Date MC018 - v1.2
(Maine)
There are no enumerated permissible values for these data elements.
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