Appointment—service delivery mode, code AAA
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Appointment delivery mode code|
|Synonymous names:||APP_DELIVERY_TYPE_CODE; SERVICE_DELIVERY_MODE|
The method of communication between a patient and a health care provider during an appointment, as represented by a code.
|Data Element Concept:||Appointment—service delivery mode|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||3|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
This data item is a mandatory item for national reporting against the data element:
Local codes are mapped to national codes for reporting purposes:
The synonymous name APP_DELIVERY_TYPE_CODE is used for local reporting.
The nationally reported data element has the synonymous name SERVICE_DELIVERY_MODE.
Although this data element is recorded in the NAPAAWL DC at the appointment level, it is reported nationally at the service event level.
The NAPAAWL DC gathers all activity information at both the referral and the appointment level and uses this to ascertain non-admitted patient waiting times and service events. Only the activity that meets the definition of a non-admitted patient service event will be reported nationally.
|Related metadata references:|
See also Non-admitted patient service event—service delivery mode, code N
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