CHA News Article

OSHPD Releases Quick Guide to New Regulations, Disposition Codes

The Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) has finalized regulatory changes that add new disposition codes to emergency department (ED), ambulatory surgery (AS) and inpatient data reporting guidelines, which become effective Jan. 1, 2015. The new regulations also change inpatient disposition codes to conform to the national standard and align them with ED and AS requirements. The attached OSHPD Quick Notes outlines these changes and lists the new codes for ED, AS and inpatient data reporting.