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Purchase Unit Data Dictionary 2021/22

Version v26 for use from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022

Last updated 22 December 2021

PUDD V26.2

Version 26.2 of the Purchase unit data dictionary (PUDD) contains purchase unit codes for counting or contracting for health services for the 2021/22 financial year.

Changes Sheets for 2021/22

The Change sheet for PUDD 2021/22 v26.2 can be found here.

The Changes sheets for PUDD v25.4 and 2021/22 v26 can be found here. Changes to the PUDD v25.4 and v26 have been consulted on and endorsed by the sector.

Feedback or queries on the data dictionary and purchase unit codes can be sent to [email protected].  

Purchase Units for National Collections v26

The Purchase Units for National Collections v26 includes the purchase units that can be reported to the non-admitted patient collection (NNPAC) for the 2021/22 financial year and includes whether these purchase units are mandatory for reporting.

As required in the Operational Policy Framework, all providers contracted to provide publicly funded services supply NNPAC data to National Collections and Reporting (NCR) at the Ministry of Health for all mandatory reporting purchase units; providers may also supply data for optional reporting purchase units.