|Data Elements for Emergency Department Systems - Release 1.0 (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1997, 274 p.)|
|SECTION 3 - ED PAYMENT DATA|
Person employed by or associated with third-party payer who is contacted for payment authorization.
Data on authorization are used for direct patient care and for health services research and administration, quality-of-care monitoring and evaluation, and financial analysis.
To protect the contact persons privacy and confidentiality, access to this data element must be limited to authorized personnel.
Data Type (and Field Length)
XPN - extended person name (106).
Yes; the ED Payment Authorization Group repeats when more than one authorization attempt is made.
Component 1 is the family name.
Component 2 is the given name.
Component 3 is the middle name or initial.
Component 4 is the suffix (e.g., Jr).
Component 5 is the prefix (e.g., Dr).
Component 6 is the degree (e.g., MD).
Component 7 is the code for the name type.
Component 1 = Smith
Component 2 = John
Component 3 = A
Component 5 = Dr
Data Standards or Guidelines
Health Level 7, Version 2.3 (HL7, 1996).