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NASS Description of Data Elements
The Nationwide Ambulatory Surgery Sample (NASS) is a set of ambulatory surgery databases included in the HCUP family. These databases are created by AHRQ through a Federal-State-Industry partnership.
 
NCPT_NOTINSCOPE - Number of out-of-scope surgeries for this encounter
 
Documentation Sections:
General Notes
Uniform Values
General Notes
 

NCPT_NOTINSCOPE indicate the total number of out-of-scope surgeries for this encounter.

 
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Uniform Values
VariableDescriptionValueValue Description
NCPT_NOTINSCOPENumber of out-of-scope surgeries for this encounterNNNumber of out-of-scope surgeries for this encounter
 
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Internet Citation: HCUP NASS Description of Data Elements. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). August 2019. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/db/vars/ncpt_notinscope/nassnote.jsp.
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