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Expected principal source of funds for an admitted patient episode or non-admitted patient service event, 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 " Hospital patient funding source code NN ".
Data Type String
Format NN
Maximum character length 2
Value Meaning Start Date End Date
Permissible Values 12 Other
11 Reciprocal health care agreements (with other countries)
10 Other hospital or public authority (contracted care)
09 Correctional facility
08 Department of Defence
07 Department of Veterans' Affairs
06 Other compensation (e.g. public liability, common law, medical negligence)
05 Motor vehicle third party personal claim
04 Worker's compensation
03 Self-funded
02 Private health insurance
01 Australian Health Care Agreements
Supplementary Values 99 Not known


Guide for use:
The major funding source should be recorded if there is more than one source of funding. The final payment class recorded by the hospital should be used.


Admitted patient care.

Hospital non-admitted patient care.

National Health Data Committee


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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