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Accommodation chargeable status elected by a patient on admission, as represented by a code


Data Element (this item)


This representation is based on the value domain for this data element, more information is available at " Admitted patient elected accommodation status code N ".
Data Type Number
Format N
Maximum character length 1
Value Meaning Start Date End Date
Permissible Values 2 Private
1 Public


Guide for use:

At the time of, or as soon as practicable after admission to a public hospital, the patient must elect in writing to be treated as either

  • a public patient;
  • a private patient in single accommodation; or
  • a private patient in shared accommodation.

This item is independent of patient's hospital insurance status. Private includes private-single and private-shared.


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Use within a Question 0
Inclusion in Data Distributions 0
As a numerator in an Indicator 0
As a denominator in an Indicator 0
As a disaggregation in an Indicator 0