DURATION OF ELECTIVE WAIT
|Default Codes:||9998 - Not applicable|
|9999 - Not known (i.e. no date known for decision to admit): a validation error|
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.
This data element is also known by these names:
|plural||DURATION OF ELECTIVE WAITS|