ALLEGATION CODES & DESCRIPTIONS

Code Description
100 Failure to Use Aseptic Tecnique
101 Failure to Diagnose (i.e. Concluding that pat
102 Failure to Delay Case when Indicated
103 Failure to Identify Fetal Distress
104 Failure to Treat Fetal Distress
105 Failure to Medicate
106 Failure to Monitor
107 Failure to Order Appropriate Medication
108 Failure to Order Appropriate Test
109 Failure to Perform Preoperative Evaluation
110 Failure to Perform Procedure
111 Failure to Perform Resuscitation
112 Failure to Recognize a Complication
113 Failure to Treat
200 Delay in Diagnosis
201 Delay in Performance
202 Delay in Treatment
203 Delay in Treatment of Identified Fetal Distre
300 Administration of Blood or Fluid Problems
301 Agent Use or Selection Error
302 Complimentary or Alternative Medication Probl
303 Equipment Utilization Problem
304 Improper Choice of Delivery Method
305 Improper Management
306 Improper Performance
307 Improperly Performed C-Section
308 Improperly Performed Vaginal Delivery
309 Improperly Performed Resuscitation
310 Improperly Performed Test
311 Improper Technique
312 Intubation Problem
313 Lab Error
314 Pathology Error
315 Medication Admininistered via Wrong Route
316 Patient History
317 Problems With Patient Monitoring in Recovery
318 Patient Monitoring Problem
319 Patient Position Problem
320 Problem w Appliance
321 Radiology or Imaging Error
322 Surgical or Other Foreign Body Retained
323 Wrong Diagnosis or Misdiagnosis (e.g.
324 Wrong Dosage Administered
325 Wrong Dosage Dispensed
326 Wrong Dosage Ordered of Correct Medication
327 Wrong Medication Administered
328 Wrong Medication Dispensed
329 Wrong Medication Ordered
330 Wrong Body Part
331 Wrong Blood Type
332 Wrong Equipment
333 Wrong Patient
334 Wrong Procedure or Treatment
400 Contraindicated Procedure
401 Surgical or Procedural Clearance Contraindica
402 Unnecessary Procedure
403 Unnecessary Test
404 Unnecessary Treatment
500 Communication Problem Between Practitioners
501 Failure to Instruct or Communicate With Patie
502 Failure to Report on Patient Condition
503 Failure to Respond to Patient
504 Failure to Supervise
505 Improper Supervision
600 Failure/Delay in Admission to Hospital
601 Failure/Delay in Referral or Consultation
602 Premature Discharge from Institution
603 Altered
700 Abondonment
701 Assualt and Battery
702 Breach of Contract or Warranty
703 Breach of Patient Confidentiality
704 Equipment Malfunction
705 Breach of Regulation
706 Failure to Ensure Patient Safety (e.g.
707 Failure to Obtain Consent of Lack of Informed
708 Failure to Protect Third Party (e.g.
709 Failure to Test Equipment
710 False Imprisonment
711 Improper Conduct
712 Inadequate Utilization Review
713 Negligent Credentialing
714 Practitioner w/ Communicable Disease
715 Product Liability
716 Religious Issues
717 Sexual Misconduct
718 Third Party Claimant
719 Vicarious Liability
720 Wrongful Life / Birth
899 Cannot be determined from Available Records
999 Allegation - Not Otherwise Classified (specif