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Government health expenditure NMDS 2008-09

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term352482
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 03/12/2008
DSS type:Help on this termNational Minimum Data Set (NMDS)
Scope:Help on this termThe scope of this dataset is direct government and government-funded expenditure on health and health–related goods and services.

Collection and usage attributes

Statistical unit:Help on this termProviders of health or health related goods and services or non-health services that support the health services industry; health or health related functions; and the sources of funds for these providers or functions.
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The GHE NMDS consists of 2 mandatory data clusters and 1 conditional data cluster.

The first two data elements named in each data cluster form one of the two axes of a matrix that combine to provide all data in Australian dollars.

Data are to be reported in Australian dollars except when reporting the State/Territory identifier of the Jurisdiction.

Collection methods:Help on this term

Data are collected by a number of providers from their administrative systems and forwarded to the relevant state or territory health authority on a regular basis (for example, monthly).

Hospitals forward data obtained from patient administrative and clinical record systems to the relevant state or territory health authority on a regular basis (for example, monthly). Other data is obtained either directly from annual reports or through surveys.

National reporting arrangements

State and Territory health authorities provide the data to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare for national collation, on an annual basis.

Periods for which data are collected and nationally collated:

Financial years ending 30 June each year.

Implementation start date:Help on this term01/07/2008
Implementation end date:Help on this term30/06/2009
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Scope links with other NMDSs

  • National Public Hospital Establishments NMDS
  • Mental Health Establishments NMDS

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termHealth Expenditure Advisory Committee

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Government health expenditure NMDS 2009-14 Health, Standard 01/04/2009

Metadata items in this Data Set SpecificationHelp on this term

Seq No.Help on this termMetadata itemHelp on this term ObligationHelp on this term Max occursHelp on this term
1Government health expenditure organisation revenue data element clusterMandatory1
2Government health expenditure organisation expenditure data clusterMandatory1
3Government health expenditure function revenue data clusterConditional1
4Jurisdiction—Australian state/territory identifier, code NMandatory1
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