DURATION OF ELECTIVE WAIT

Enter 0000-8887 in days, right justified with preceding zeros.

Format / Length

n4

Description

DURATION OF ELECTIVE WAIT  is a derived item that records the waiting time from the ORIGINAL DECIDED TO ADMIT DATE to the admission date at the provider where the treatment actually takes place.

Enter 0000-8887 in days, right justified with preceding zeros.

A waiting time of 0 (zero) days is only to be entered after careful scrutiny.

Please note that the PATIENT's WAITING PERIOD EXCLUSIONS (their aggregate suspended and/or self-deferred periods) should be subtracted from the DURATION OF ELECTIVE WAIT.

Default Codes

Code Description

9998

Not applicable

9999

Not known (i.e. no date known for decision to admit): a validation error

Also Known As

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural DURATION OF ELECTIVE WAITS

Where Used

Type Link How used
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 170 - Admitted Patient Care - Detained and or Long Term Psychiatric Census CDS references in description DURATION OF ELECTIVE WAIT
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 130 - Admitted Patient Care - Finished General Episode CDS references in description DURATION OF ELECTIVE WAIT
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 190 - Admitted Patient Care - Unfinished General Episode CDS references in description DURATION OF ELECTIVE WAIT
XML Schema Constraint Commissioning Data Set Version 6-2 XML Schema Constraints references in description DURATION OF ELECTIVE WAIT
Data Element DURATION OF ELECTIVE WAIT references in description DURATION OF ELECTIVE WAIT