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Revenue (recoveries)

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Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term357541
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/12/2007
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018
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All revenue received that is in the nature of a recovery of expenditure incurred. This would include:

  • income received from the provision of meals and accommodation to members of staff of the hospital (assuming it is possible to separate this from income from the provision of meals and accommodation to visitors);
  • income received from the use of hospital facilities by salaried medical officers exercising their rights of private practice and by private practitioners treating private patients in hospital; and
  • other recoveries such as those relating to inter-hospital services where the revenue relates to a range of different costs and cannot be clearly offset against any particular cost.

Generally, gross revenues should be reported but, where inter-hospital payments for transfers of goods and services are made, offsetting practices are acceptable to avoid double counting. Where a range of inter-hospital transfers of goods and services is involved and it is not possible to allocate the offsetting revenue against particular expenditure categories, then it is acceptable to bring that revenue in through recoveries.

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Help on this termEstablishment—revenue (recoveries) METeOR Identifier 269417, NHIG, Standard 01/03/2005

Relational attributes

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Government health expenditure NMDS 2014- Health, Standard 04/12/2013
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Organisation—revenue Health, Standard 05/12/2007
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Organisation—revenue, total Australian currency NNNNN.N Health, Standard 05/12/2007
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

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