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Person—MBS Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (MBS Item 715) indicator, yes/no code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termMBS Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (MBS Item 715) indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term441371
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 21/11/2013
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of whether a person has received a Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (Item 715), as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person—MBS Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (MBS Item 715) indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termBoolean
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1   Yes

A person has received an MBS Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (MBS Item 715).

CODE 2   No

A person has not received an MBS Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (MBS Item 715).

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The MBS Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (MBS Item 715) is used to ensure that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people receive primary health care matched to their needs, by encouraging early detection, diagnosis and intervention for common and treatable conditions that cause morbidity and early mortality. The health assessment includes an assessment of the patient’s health, including their physical, psychological and social wellbeing. It also assesses what preventive health care, education and other assistance should be offered to the patient to improve their health and wellbeing.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)

Origin:Help on this term

Department of Health and Ageing 2011. Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (MBS Item 715), Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra, viewed 27/05/2011,
http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/
C0D3F93D216CBEC2CA25771C000079D0/$File/6462(1004)
%20Health%20Assessment%20Item%20Fact%20Sheet%20SCREEN.pdf

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Has been superseded by Person—MBS Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (MBS Item 715) indicator, yes/no code N Health, Standard 21/11/2013

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Indigenous primary health care DSS 2012-14 Health, Superseded 21/11/2013
Indigenous, Archived 21/11/2013

DSS specific attributes +
Implementation in Indicators:Help on this termUsed as numerator
Indigenous primary health care: PI03a-Number of regular clients who received an MBS Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (MBS Item 715), 2012 Health, Superseded 23/02/2012
Indigenous primary health care: PI03a-Number of regular clients who received an MBS Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (MBS Item 715), 2013 Health, Superseded 21/11/2013
Indigenous, Archived 21/11/2013
Indigenous primary health care: PI03b-Proportion of regular clients who received an MBS Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (MBS Item 715), 2012 Health, Superseded 23/02/2012
Indigenous primary health care: PI03b-Proportion of regular clients who received an MBS Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (MBS Item 715), 2013 Health, Superseded 21/11/2013
Indigenous, Archived 21/11/2013
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