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Release Notes:
Data Element
Version 2010B

Data Element Name: Admission Date-Stroke
Collected For: STK-01, STK-02, STK-03, STK-04, STK-05, STK-06, STK-07, STK-10, , All Records-Stroke
Definition:The month, day and year of admission for inpatient care
Suggested Data Collection Question:What is the date the patient was admitted to inpatient care?
Allowable Values:

MM = Month (01 12)
DD = Day (01 - 31)
YYYY = Year (2000 9999)

Notes for Abstraction:The abstractor should NOT assume that the UB-04 claim information for the admission date is correct. If the abstractor determines through chart review that the UB-04 date is incorrect, she/he should correct and override the downloaded value. If the abstractor is unable to determine the correct admission date though chart review, she/he should default to the UB-04 admission date.
Suggested Data Sources:
  • Emergency department record
  • History and physical
  • Face sheet
  • Nursing admission assessment
  • Physician orders
  • UB-04 (previously UB-92)
Additional Notes:
Guidelines for Abstraction:
Inclusion Exclusion
  • None
  • Admit to observation
  • Arrival date

Admission Date-Stroke
Specifications Manual for Joint Commission National Quality Core Measures (2010B)
Discharges 10-01-10 (4Q10) through 03-31-11 (1Q11)