|.01||name(+)||0;1||FREE TEXT||B||This field contains the name of the procedure for this entry.
A national procedure name cannot be edited or deleted. A local
procedure name can be modified using the tools provided on the
Event Capture Management Menu within the Event Capture software.|
|1||national number(+)||0;2||FREE TEXT||E||This field contains the national number for this procedure.
The national number is distributed with the national entries.
If you add a procedure locally, you should define a unique
national number for your local procedure. The first
character must be an uppercase alpha character
followed by 4 alphanumeric characters.|
|2||inactive date||0;3||DATE-TIME||This field contains the inactive date for this procedure.
National procedures will be determined inactive by the
Decision Support System (DSS) Program Office and updated
with subsequent releases of the Event Capture software.
Options within the Event Capture Management Menu
provide users the ability to inactivate any locally
defined procedures. These local inactive procedures
may be reactivated for use in the Event Capture
software. You can reactivate an inactive procedure by
entering an "@" at the date prompt using the
Activate/Inactivate Local Procedures option.|
|3||synonym||0;4||FREE TEXT||C||This field contains the synonym for this procedure. Synonym is
the locally recognized name for this procedure.|
|4||cpt||0;5||POINTER||81||The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code equivalent for this
national or local procedure.|