Twenty-four hour medical institutions that provide diagnostic and treatment services for people whose illnesses require an overnight stay. Most hospitals also provide a variety of services on an outpatient basis. Use this code for hospitals not specified below.
Scope notes: DO NOT USE for health care facilities that provide outpatient care only, USE the appropriate E30 code.
See also: Hospices; Nursing Facilities
Health care facilities like orthopedic hospitals or cancer hospitals that provide diagnostic and treatment services on an inpatient basis for people who have specified medical conditions.
Key words: Cancer Hospitals; Childrens Hospitals; ; Extended Care Hospitals; Eye Hospitals; Maternity Hospitals; Orthopedic Hospitals; Rehabilitation Hospitals; Shriners Hospitals; Specialty Hospitals; Womens Hospitals
Scope notes: USE E22 Specialty Hospitals for rehabilitation facilities that offer 24-hour care. Rehabilitation hospitals may also provide long term residential care and should not be confused with E91 Nursing Facilities. USE E50 for organizations that provide rehabilitative care on an outpatient basis only. EXCLUDE: PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS: Use F31