Dx Primary

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Data Element (edit)
Field Name: Dx primary
CCMDB Label: not stated
CCMDB tab: ICD10
Table: L ICD10 table
Data type: boolean
Length: not stated
Program: Med and CC
Created/Raw: Raw
Start Date: 1900-01-01
End Date: 2300-01-01
Sort Index: 8

True for the Admit Diagnosis that is the Primary Admit Diagnosis The Dx primary is coded as part of the ICD10 collection.

It is used to designate the Admit Diagnosis that is the Primary Admit Diagnosis.

  • Example: Admitted with: Pneumonia, NOS which is noted to be not severe, and CVA which is severe, ATN.
    • Primary Reason to be checked off: CVA.

Collection Instructions

On the ICD10 tab in CCMDB.mdb, the Dx Primary CHECK BOX is to the left of the Dx Type. Check off the box for the ONE Admit Diagnoses that is the Primary Admit Diagnosis.

The diagnosis with this check mark should be one of those with the lowest Dx Priority used for an Admit Diagnosis.

Data Integrity Checks (SMW)

Query check dx primary not exactly oneCCMDB.mdbimplemented
Query check dx primary lowest priorityCCMDB.mdbimplemented
Check if awaiting code is primary dx then Transfer Ready DtTm must be equal to Arrive DtTmCCMDB.mdbimplemented

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