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Central Distributor SASD: Description of Data Elements

 
READMIT - Readmission
 
Documentation Sections:
General Notes
Uniform Values
State Specific Notes
General Notes
 

Information on readmissions (READMIT) is retained as provided by the data source. The original values have not been recoded into uniform HCUP values and are source-specific.

 
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Uniform Values
 
VariableDescriptionValueValue Description
READMITReadmission0Not a readmission
1Readmission
.Missing
.AInvalid
 
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State Specific Notes

New Jersey

A readmission (READMIT = 1) is defined as admission to the same facility from which the patient was discharged within the previous seven days.



Vermont
Value Description Value Description
0 No 0
1 Yes 1
blank . Missing
other .A Invalid


A readmission (READMIT = 1) is defined as admission to the same facility from which the patient was discharged within the previous thirty days.


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Internet Citation: HCUP Central Distributor SASD Description of Data Elements - All States. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). April 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/db/vars/sasddistnote.jsp?var=readmit.
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