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Category Number: 2.00         Category Description: Record Descriptors
CHART_FAC_CD Chart Facility Code Code to designate the facility where this chart is located.
CHART_NBR Chart Number A patient's record number at the specified facility. Preferred format is right-justified and zero filled.
CHART_STATUS_CD Chart Status Code Status of the specified chart at the local facility. (A = Active, D = Deleted, I = Inactive)
DATA_1ST_ENTRY_DC Data Entry Creation Date (character format) Date the encounter record was created in the source system. Expected format is CCYYMMDD.
DATA_1ST_ENTRY_DT Data Entry Creation Date (date format) Date the encounter record was created in the source system. Date field.
DATE_LAST_MOD_TS Date of Last Update Date this record was last modified by the local registration/encounter system. Date format is CCYYMMDD.
ENCTR_EXPORT_TS Encounter Export Date Date this "snapshot" of the local encounter record was exported.
EXPORT_BOX_ASUFAC Static ASUFAC of Exporting Box Code used to identify the actual machine from where the data originated.
EXPORT_LOG_NBR Export Log Number Control number assigned to the export at the local level, that allows us to track the data back to the facility.
FIRST_MOD_DC First Modified Date i.e., Export Begin Date (character format) Begin Date of the date range used by the site to export data to the warehouse. Expected format is CCYYMMDD.
IHS_AREA_CD IHS Area Code 3-character code designation for the 12 IHS Areas. (Used instead of the region code.) Populated by the integration engine.
LAST_MOD_DC Last Modified Date i.e., Export End Date (character format) End Date of the date range used by the site to export data to the warehouse. Expected format is CCYYMMDD.
REG_CREATE_DT Registration Record Create Date (date format) Date that the registration record was created on the local system. Date field.
REG_STATUS_CD Registration Status Code Status of a patient registration record and all of its components, i.e. demographics, charts, aliases, and insurance eligibilities. A record may become inactive due to the death of patient, registration consolidated with another for same patient, etc. (A = Active, I = Inactive, M = Merged)
SRC_BOX_SITE Name of Exporting Box's Site Name of Exporting Box's Site.
SRC_FL_NM Source File Name Name of the file sent to the IE from the facility.
SRC_SYS_CD Source System Code Source System Codes will be unique across all source systems that feed the DW. Therefore, a particular code will also implicitly identify the source system that generated a particular record. For non-RPMS sites, the value will be assigned by the NDW; contact the NPIRS help desk.
UNIQ_ENCTR_CODE Unique Encounter Code This identifier is generated by the source system. Preferred format is a unique 5-digit database identifier assigned by IHS, concatenated with a unique, right justified, zero filled 10-char encounter identifier from the source system.
UNIQ_REG_CODE Unique Registration Code This identifier is generated by the source system. Preferred format is a unique 5-digit database identifier assigned by IHS, concatenated with a unique, right justified, zero filled 10-char registration identifier from the source system.

Category Number: 3.00         Category Description: Patient Demographics
BENEF_CLASS_CD Beneficiary Classification Code Classification of the type of patient, indicating a category under which an individual can become eligible for IHS benefits.
BIRTH_DC Date of Birth (character format) Patient's Date of Birth. Expected format is CCYYMMDD.
BIRTH_DT Date of Birth (date format) Patient's Date of Birth. Date field.
BLOOD_QUANTUM_CD Blood Quantum Code Code to designate whether or not the patient is an American Indian/Alaska Native and, if so, to what degree.
CITY_NM City City or town portion of this patient's mailing address.
COMM_RES_CD Community of Residence Code Code for the State/County/Community of Residence of the patient.
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