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Admission Type with Abbreviation - Place Of Service (POS)

PLACE OF SERVICE - PATIENT TYPES 

  • IN - INPATIENT (POS - 21) - A patient who is assigned a room and bed and receives automatic room/bed charges. 
  • INO - OBSERVATION (POS - 22) - An outpatient who is assigned a room and bed, but does not receive an automatic room/bed charge. 
  • OBS - OBSERVATION (POS - 22) - An outpatient who is assigned a room and bed, but does not receive an automatic room/bed charge. 
  • TELE - TELEMETRY (POS - 22) - An outpatient who is assigned a room and bed, but does not receive an automatic room/bed charge and continuous monitoring. 
  • SDC - SURGICAL DAY CARE (POS - 22) - A patient who visits the hospital for outpatient surgery. 
  • SDS - SAME DAY SURGERY (POS - 22) - A patient who visits the hospital for outpatient surgery. 
  • RCR - RECURRING (POS - 22) - An outpatient who returns to the hospital more than two times for related treatments (a series patient).
  • ER - EMERGENCY (POS - 23) - An outpatient who comes to the hospital unscheduled and is treated in the emergency room. 
  • CLI - CLINICAL (POS - 11) - Used for outpatient visits (Lab, Radiology, Respiratory Therapy, Same Day Procedure, NST, OB Check). 
    • If the service rendered in Hospital than should be used "POS - 22" 

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