Ambulatory patient mental health care cluster
Data Set Specification Attributes
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 15/10/2014
|DSS type:||Data Element Cluster|
The scope of the ambulatory patient mental health care cluster is service contacts provided by specialised mental health services for patients/clients, other than those admitted to public psychiatric hospitals or designated public psychiatric units in acute care hospitals, and those resident in 24 hour staffed specialised residential mental health services.
Patients receiving mental health care as a non-admitted patient from non-specialised mental health services provided by public hospitals, Local Hospital Networks or other public hospital services that are managed by a state or territory health authority and are included in the General list of in-scope public hospital services, which have been developed under the National Health Reform Agreement (2011) are also in scope.
Service contacts provided by specialised mental health services from non-government organisations that receive state or territory government funding are also in scope.
Collection and usage attributes
Mental health service contact
Non-admitted patient service event
Source and reference attributes
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
Activity based funding: Mental health care DSS 2015-16
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Superseded 16/03/2016
Implementation start date: 01/07/2015
Implementation end date: 30/06/2016
Conditional obligation: The data set specification is only required to be reported for episodes of care in an ambulatory setting.