Allowable code check

What is Allowable code check?

Allowable code check meaning A type of edit check in which the computer reviews a single data element to see that it contains a correct code. For example, allowable codes for the data item "sex" might be 1, 2, and 9; the case would not pass the edit check if this field contained an 8.See http://www.naaccr.org/StandardsandRegistryOperations/VolumeIV.aspx for the complete set of NAACCR edits for the cancer registry.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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