FINANCIAL YEAR is the same as attribute FINANCIAL YEAR.
The format of the data element is the full 4-digit starting year, followed by the last two digits of the end year (with no separator). For example, FINANCIAL YEAR 2017 to 2018 would be reported as "201718".
For the Aggregate Contract Monitoring Data Set and the Patient Level Contract Monitoring Data Set, where an ACTIVITY spans more than one FINANCIAL YEAR (for example, a Hospital Provider Spell), this is the FINANCIAL YEAR in which the ACTIVITY ended.
For the Devices Patient Level Contract Monitoring Data Set, this is the FINANCIAL YEAR in which the High Cost Tariff Excluded Device was inserted in or provided to the PATIENT.
This data element is also known by these names: