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Elective surgery waitlist patient elected accommodation status code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270674
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing an elective surgery waitlist patient's elected accommodation status.

Representational attributes

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Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Public
2Private

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1     Public patient:

An eligible person who receives or elects to receive a public hospital service free of charge.

CODE 2     Private patient:

An eligible person who elects to be treated as a private patient; and elects to be responsible for paying fees of the type referred to in clause 57 (clause 58 of the Northern Territory Agreement) of the Australian Health Care Agreements.
Clause 57 states that 'Private patients and ineligible persons may be charged an amount for public hospital services as determined by the State'.

Relational attributes

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Elective surgery waiting list episode—anticipated accommodation status, code N Health, Standard 01/03/2005

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