Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||Dental Weighted Activity Units (DWAUs)|
A DWAU is a unit of activity. Each dental service item from the Australian Dental Association schedule of services is attributed a relative value based on the price paid by the Commonwealth for dental services provided under the Department of Veterans Affairs Schedule of Dental Services. The indicator is calculated by multiplying all services provided by their respective DWAU values and summing the totals.
|Indicator set:||Service Plan - Department of Health Tasmania: 2018|
Tasmanian Health, Superseded 24/07/2019
Collection and usage attributes
Services provided are multiplied by their respective DWAU value. The results per service are added for a total of DWAUs achieved.
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|Unit of measure:||Service event|
2018-19 Service Agreement
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Has been superseded by Service Plan - Department of Health Tasmania: 2019, Dental Weighted Activity Units (DWAUs), 2019