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Central Distributor SASD: Description of Data Elements

CPTDAYn - Day of CPT procedure
Documentation Sections:
General Notes
Uniform Values
State Specific Notes
General Notes

The day on which the CPT procedure is performed (CPTDAYn) is calculated from the procedure date and the admission date (ADATE) with the following exceptions:

  • CPTDAYn is missing (.) if the procedure day cannot be calculated from dates or obtained from a supplied day of CPT procedure.
  • CPTDAYn is invalid (.A) if the procedure day cannot be calculated and the supplied procedure day is nonnumeric.
  • CPTDAYn is inconsistent (.C) if the day of procedure is not during the stay (ECPTD01).
Uniform Values
VariableDescriptionValueValue Description
CPTDAYnDay of CPT procedure-4 - -1Days prior to Admission
0Day of Admission
1 - LOS+3Days after Admission
State Specific Notes



Internet Citation: HCUP Central Distributor SASD Description of Data Elements - All States. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). May 2024. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.
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