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NamingSystem: AHA NUBC Patient Discharge Status Codes

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/NamingSystem/AHANUBCPatientDischargeStatus Version:
Active as of 2022-05-18 Responsible: American Hospital Association (AHA) Computable Name: AHA_NUBC_PatientDischargeStatus

“The UB-04 Data File contains the complete set of NUBC codes. Every code in the range of possible codes is accounted for sequentially. There are no gaps because all used and unused codes are identified.”

This code system consists of the following:

* FL 17 - Patient Discharge Status

These codes are used to convey the patient discharge status and are the property of the American Hospital Association.

To obtain the underlying code systems, please see information here

Statement of Understanding between AHA and HL7 can be found here. In particular see sections 4.1d and 4.2.

“The UB-04 Manual has a 12-month subscription period from June 30 through July 1.”

For frequently asked questions, see here here

Summary

Defining URLhttp://terminology.hl7.org/NamingSystem/AHANUBCPatientDischargeStatus
NameAHA_NUBC_PatientDischargeStatus
Statusactive
Definition

"The UB-04 Data File contains the complete set of NUBC codes. Every code in the range of possible codes is accounted for sequentially. There are no gaps because all used and unused codes are identified."

This code system consists of the following:

* FL 17 - Patient Discharge Status

These codes are used to convey the patient discharge status and are the property of the American Hospital Association.

To obtain the underlying code systems, please see information here

Statement of Understanding between AHA and HL7 can be found here. In particular see sections 4.1d and 4.2.

"The UB-04 Manual has a 12-month subscription period from June 30 through July 1."

For frequently asked questions, see here here

PublisherAmerican Hospital Association (AHA)

Identifiers

TypeValuePreferredPeriodComment
URIhttps://www.nubc.org/CodeSystem/PatDischargeStatustrue2020-10-20 --> (ongoing)This is the URL as specified by the terminology owner, and is considered authoritative.
OID2.16.840.1.113883.6.301.5true

History

DateActionCustodianAuthorComment
2022-07-21createHTAJessica BotaAdd NUBC Code Systems per HTA; UP-324