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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 217. Regulations of the Patient Level Data System
10/19/2020

12VAC5-217-15. Requirements of Processed, Verified Data.

Inpatient hospitals shall submit only processed, verified data from inpatient records. To be considered processed and verified, a complete filing of all records that are submitted by an inpatient hospital in aggregate per calendar year quarter must be free of error at a prescribed minimum rate. The prescribed minimum accuracy rate shall be 95% overall, with patient identifier separately calculated at 95%. The accuracy rate shall be calculated on only those fields designated in 12VAC5-217-20. Inpatient records containing invalid codes or blank fields for any of the data elements shall be designated as error records.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-276.6 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 32, Issue 08, eff. February 1, 2016.

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