SPELL DAYS IN REPORTING PERIOD

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Notes:
The number of spell days of the MENTAL HEALTH CARE SPELL within the REPORTING PERIOD calculated from the:

a. START DATE (MENTAL HEALTH CARE SPELL) or START DATE of the REPORTING PERIOD where the START DATE (MENTAL HEALTH CARE SPELL) is before the START DATE of the REPORTING PERIOD
and
b. END DATE (MENTAL HEALTH CARE SPELL) or END DATE of the REPORTING PERIOD where the END DATE (MENTAL HEALTH CARE SPELL) is either:
and
c. not present i.e. the MENTAL HEALTH CARE SPELL has not ended
and
d. the END DATE (MENTAL HEALTH CARE SPELL) is after the END DATE of the REPORTING PERIOD

For example:

1 If the START DATE of the REPORTING PERIOD is 2002/06/01 and the END DATE of the REPORTING PERIOD is 2002/08/01 and the START DATE (MENTAL HEALTH CARE SPELL) is 2002/07/01 and the END DATE (MENTAL HEALTH CARE SPELL) is 2002/07/28 then the spell days would be calculated from the dates 2002/07/01 and 2002/07/2
2 If the START DATE of the REPORTING PERIOD is 2002/06/01 and the END DATE of the REPORTING PERIOD is 2002/08/01 and the START DATE (MENTAL HEALTH CARE SPELL) is 2002/05/01 and the END DATE (MENTAL HEALTH CARE SPELL) is 2002/07/01 then the spell days would be calculated from the dates 2002/06/01 and 2002/07/01
3 If the START DATE of the REPORTING PERIOD is 2002/06/01 and the END DATE of the REPORTING PERIOD is 2002/08/01 and the START DATE (MENTAL HEALTH CARE SPELL) is 2002/05/01 and no END DATE (MENTAL HEALTH CARE SPELL) is present then the spell days would be calculated from the dates 2002/06/01 and to 2002/08/01

The calculated SPELL DAYS IN REPORTING PERIOD should be recorded left justified with leading zeros.

 

This data element is also known by these names:

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plural SPELL DAYS IN REPORTING PERIODS