Term: ALC (Alternate Level of Care) Hospitalization

Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2013-10-04


Hospitalizations that include some portion of the length of stay designated as alternate level of care (ALC). Note that patients can be admitted as ALC, or can change designation from acute care to ALC (Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), 2010).

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