The date offered for admission to hospital to start a HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL.
If a PATIENT indicates that he/she is unable to take up a reasonable telephone or written offer, the refusal should be counted as a self-deferral, and the waiting time calculation is counted from the first offered admission date.
For a verbal offer to be deemed reasonable, the patient is to be offered a minimum of two admission dates, with at least three weeks notice before the first of these offered admission dates.
For a written offer to be deemed reasonable, the patient is to be offered an admission date with a minimum of three weeks notice.
This data element is also known by these names:
|plural||OFFERED FOR ADMISSION DATES|