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Person—Team Care Arrangement (MBS Item 723) indicator, yes/no code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termTeam Care Arrangement (MBS Item 723) indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term441521
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 21/11/2013
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of whether a person has received a Team Care Arrangement (MBS Item 723), as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person—Team Care Arrangement (MBS Item 723) 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

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CODE 1   Yes

A person has received a Team Care Arrangement.

CODE 2   No

A person has not received a Team Care Arrangement.

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The Chronic Disease Management Medicare items on the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) enable GPs to plan and coordinate the health care of patients with chronic or terminal medical conditions, including patients with these conditions who require multidisciplinary, team-based care from a GP and at least two other health or care providers. The items are designed for patients who require a structured approach to their care. A ‘chronic medical condition’ is one that has been or is likely to be present for at least six months, including but not limited to asthma, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus and musculoskeletal conditions (Department of Health and Ageing 2011a).

Team Care Arrangements (TCAs) are required by legislation to include a document that describes:

• treatment and service goals for the patient

• treatment and services that collaborating providers will provide to the patient

• actions to be taken by the patient

• a date to review these matters (Department of Health and Ageing 2011b).

This chronic disease management service is for a patient who:

(a)    has at least one medical condition that:

i.    has been (or is likely to be) present for at least six months; or

ii.    is terminal; and

(b)    requires ongoing care from at least three collaborating health or care providers, each of whom provides a different kind of treatment or service to the patient, and at least one of whom is a medical practitioner (Department of Health and Ageing 2011c).

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)
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Department of Health and Ageing 2011a. Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra. Viewed 27 May 2011,

<http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/
Content/mbsprimarycare-chronicdiseasemanagement>

Department of Health and Ageing 2011b. Team Care Arrangements (Medicare item 723). Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra. Viewed 27 May 2011,

<http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/
81BB2DB118217838CA2576710015F3B3/$File/Important%20
Reminders%20About%20GPMPs%20Nov%2009.pdf>

Department of Health and Ageing 2011c. Medicare Benefits Schedule – Item 723. Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra. Viewed 27 May 2011,

<http://www9.health.gov.au/mbs/fullDisplay.cfm?type=item&qt= ItemID&q=723>

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Has been superseded by Person—Team Care Arrangement (MBS Item 723) 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: PI08a-Number of regular clients with a chronic disease who have received a Team Care Arrangement (MBS Item 723), 2012 Health, Superseded 23/02/2012
Indigenous primary health care: PI08a-Number of regular clients with a chronic disease who have received a Team Care Arrangement (MBS Item 723), 2013 Health, Superseded 21/11/2013
Indigenous, Archived 21/11/2013
Indigenous primary health care: PI08b-Proportion of regular clients with a chronic disease who have received a Team Care Arrangement (MBS Item 723), 2012 Health, Superseded 23/02/2012
Indigenous primary health care: PI08b-Proportion of regular clients with a chronic disease who have received a Team Care Arrangement (MBS Item 723), 2013 Health, Superseded 21/11/2013
Indigenous, Archived 21/11/2013
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