Accession Number:

ADA257730

Title:

Evaluation of The Products of Ambulatory Care and Products of Ambulatory Surgery Classification System For the Military Health Care System.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY HEALTH CARE STUDIES AND CLINICAL INVESTIGATION ACTIVITY FORT SAM HOUSTON TX

Report Date:

1992-09-14

Pagination or Media Count:

98.0

Abstract:

The Ambulatory Care Evaluation Study ACES examined the Products of Ambulatory Carp PACS and Products of Ambulatory Surgery PAS developed by the State of New York Department of Health for possible implementation by the military. The PACPAS system is a visit based ambulatory classification system designed to group clinically similar visits with those visits that utilize like amounts of resources. The system was developed with data derived form a comprehensive data set of 10,000 visits from outpatient and free standing clinics, located in Bronx County, and New York states Northeast region. An individual patient visit is assigned to a PAC using a combination of gender, age, procedures based on the Physicians Current Procedural Terminology CPT and diagnosis according to the International Classification of Diseases, 9th Edition with Clinical Modification, ICD-9-CM. A Patient visit is assigned to a PAS if the procedure is defined as a surgical procedure.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE