Activity based funding: Emergency department care DSS 2013-2014
Data Set Specification Attributes
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Superseded 01/03/2013
|DSS type:||Data Set Specification (DSS)|
These emergency departments must meet the following criteria:
The scope also includes services where a patient is awaiting transit, had a pre-arranged admission, did not wait or died on arrival. Patients with Department of Veterans' Affairs or compensable funding source are also included in the scope of the collection.
The care provided to patients in emergency departments is, in most instances, recognised as being provided to non-admitted patients. Patients being treated in emergency departments may subsequently become admitted. The care provided to non-admitted patients who are treated in the emergency department prior to being admitted is included in this DSS.
Excluded from scope are:
Collection and usage attributes
|Statistical unit:||Emergency department stay.|
National reporting arrangements
State and territory health authorities provide the data to the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) for national collection, on a quarterly basis as required under national health reform arrangements.
Periods for which data are collected and nationally collated
Financial years ending 30 June each year.
Quarterly data collection commencing 1 July each year.
|Implementation start date:||01/07/2013|
|Implementation end date:||30/06/2014|
Scope links with other metadata sets
Episodes of care for admitted patients are reported through the Admitted patient care NMDS.
Some previous data element concepts are available in the METeOR glossary. Glossary items are available online through links in the relevant metadata items. In addition, links to the glossary terms that are relevant to this data set specification are listed below.
Source and reference attributes
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Emergency department care activity based funding DSS 2012-2013
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Superseded 31/10/2012
Has been superseded by Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2013-14
Health, Superseded 11/04/2014