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Purchase Unit Data Dictionary 2022/23

Version v27 for use from 1 July 2022 to 30 June 2023


Version 27 of the Purchase unit data dictionary (PUDD) contains purchase unit codes for counting or contracting for health services for the 2022/23 financial year.


Changes Sheets for 2022/23

The Changes sheet for PUDD 2022/23 v27.1 can be found here.

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

PLEASE NOTE: New purchase unit codes have been consulted and approved by non-casemix group but have not been through the usual process of consultation with General Manager's Planning and Funding group. These changes will be shortly reflected in PUDD V27.1.


Purchase Units for National Collections

The Purchase Units for National Collections in Changes Sheet v27.1 can be reported to the non-admitted patient collection (NNPAC) for the 2022/23 financial year and includes whether these purchase units are mandatory for reporting. Purchase Units for National Collections can be found here

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.