NEONATAL LEVEL OF CARE
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|Default Codes:||8 - Not applicable: a still birth or the episode of care does not involve a neonate during all, or part, of the duration of the episode|
|9 - Not known: the episode of care involves a neonate and is finished but no data has been entered, or the episode involves a neonate and is unfinished therefore no data needs to be present. This would constitute a validation error only for a finsihed episode|
The value recorded must be the highest level of care given during a HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL with NEONATAL LEVEL OF CARE PERIODS.
This data element is also known by these names:
|plural||NEONATAL LEVEL OF CARE|