** You must define locations, DSS Units, categories, procedures, and
** You will be prompted for exposure and service-connected indicators
for OUTPATIENT PROCEDURES ONLY.
Use this option to enter multiple procedures for multiple patients as
a batch entry. After you enter the ICD-10 (Diagnosis) and inpatient or
outpatient information for the first patient, the "Select Next Patient:"
prompt appears. This prompt will repeat, allowing you to select multiple
patients, until you press the RETURN or ENTER key to indicate that patient
selection is complete.
Event Code Screens before using this option. **
You will be prompted to select a category if the specified DSS Unit is
defined to group procedures by category. After each procedure entry, the
software asks you to verify that the the data you entered is correct,
and the "Enter Procedure:" prompt repeats, allowing you to enter multiple
procedures, until you press the RETURN or ENTER key to indicate that
procedure entry is complete.
The software tells you the total number of procedures you entered, and
asks if you want to enter them in the file. If you respond YES, they are
processed in the background and added to the EVENT CAPTURE PATIENT file
** If only one category is defined for the specified DSS Unit, you will
not be prompted for category. **
** Use the Enter/Edit Patient Procedure option to correct erroneous
patient data. **