Recipient—blindness start date, MMYYYY
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Blindness start date|
The date upon which a recipient's blindness was diagnosed by an ophthalmologist, expressed as MMYYYY.
|Data Element Concept:||Recipient—blindness start date|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||6|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
This data element should be used in conjunction with the data element: Recipient—blindness indicator, code A
When determining permanent blindness for the purposes of the Age Pension or Disability Support Pension, the following guidelines are applied:
Source and reference attributes
Australian Government Department of Social Services
|Related metadata references:|
See also Recipient—blindness indicator, code A
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