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Code Admission Type Description
Direct  Patient who of his own volition is seen in clinic and admitted to Inpatient Care at the same facility. Also includes all non-physician referrals, PHN, etc. 
Transfer Non-IHS  Transfer from a Non-IHS Inpatient facility to an IHS Inpatient Facility. 
Transfer IHS  Transfer from one IHS Inpatient Facility to an IHS Inpatient Facility. 
Referred  A patient who is seen as an Outpatient at any facility and then referred to an IHS Inpatient Facility at another location. 
Other  Any admission that does not fit the above categories. 
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