FISS Narrative
The admission date must be numeric for all bills identified as inpatient, inpatient skilled nursing facility (SNF), hospice or MCCD Demo bill types 11X, 12X, 18X, 21X, 28X, 41X, 51X, 81X, 82X and 89X.

  • Must be numeric DD/MM/YY where
  • YY two position without century code
  • MM must not exceed 12
  • DD for months 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10 or 12 must not exceed 31
  • DD for month 2 must not exceed 29 during leap year
  • DD for month 2 must not exceed 28 if not leap year
  • DD must not be 00

NOTE:  YY will not be able to roll into year 2000 with the existing six position date.

Explanation and Suggestion
The admission date is a six character entry. The year is two digits, not four. Correct and resubmit. Notify software vendors if necessary.

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