CRGC Reporting Advisory

 RA   2014-004


Coding Address at Diagnosis for Homeless Patients 



Volume I, Section III. 2.5  Address at Diagnosis, Coding Instructions have been revised to state:
  • If the patient is homeless or transient with no usual residence:

    • Enter the street, city and zip code as unknown but code county of residence to the county where the hospital is located and code the state to California.

    • Document that the patient is "Homeless" or "Transient" in the Remarks field.

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