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Accommodation status

Data Item category

Health services - intrapartum care

Collections containing the item

Data definitions

METeOR (NHMD): Accommodation chargeable status elected by a patient on admission, as represented by a code
S/T Perinatal Data Collections:
VIC: Whether the patient is admitted as a public or private patient; QLD: The type of ward accommodation the mother has elected to be accommodated in regardless of the method of payment for the hospital admission. This item does not indicate the insurance status of the mother. Choice of public or private. SA: There are two categories here to identify the type of patient: hospital/public patient and private patient. TAS: Public - An eligible person who, on admission to a recognised hospital, or soon after, elects to be a public patient; Private - an eligible person who elects to be a private patient treated by a medical practitioner of his/her choice, or elects to occupy a bed in a single room.

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Hospital sector

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