Identifying and definitional attributes
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A code set representing the setting from which the primary service provider for a mental health episode of care originates.
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Collection and usage attributes
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Where there are multiple service providers for an episode of care, the service setting of the primary service provider should be reported. This data item is reported at the episode level and is associated to the primary service provider for the episode.
CODE 1 Admitted patient care
The setting of the service provider is considered to provide admitted patient care. This includes hospitals and units located within hospitals, including non-specialised mental health services. Excludes hospital outpatient clinics.
CODE 2 Residential care
The setting of the service provider is considered to be a Residential mental health care service.
CODE 3 Ambulatory care
The setting of the service provider is considered to provide non-admitted ambulatory mental health care services. They include hospital outpatient clinics and non-hospital community mental health services, such as crisis or mobile assessment and treatment services, day programs, outreach services and consultation/liaison services (that are reported through the Community Mental Health Care National Minimum Data Set). This includes both specialised and non-specialised mental health services.
For further details, refer to the ABF MHC NBEDS 2020-21 Technical Specifications on the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority website.
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Episode of mental health care—service provider setting origin, code N