KPIs for Australian Public Mental Health Services: PI 05J – Average cost per acute mental health admitted patient day, 2021
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||MHS PI 05J: Average cost per acute mental health admitted patient day, 2021|
Average cost of a patient day provided by state/territory acute admitted patient mental health care serviceunits.
NOTE: This specification has been adapted from the indicator Average cost per acute mental health admitted patient day, 2020– (Service level) using terminology consistent with the National Health Data Dictionary. There are no technical differences in the calculation methodologies between the Service level version and the Jurisdictional level version of this indicator.
|Indicator set:||Key Performance Indicators for Australian Public Mental Health Services (Jurisdictional level version) (2021)|
Health, Standard 17/12/2021
Collection and usage attributes
State/territory acute admitted patient mental health care service units.
Numerator ÷ Denominator
Total recurrent expenditure on state/territory acute admitted patient mental health care service unit(s) within the reference period.
|Numerator data elements:|
Number of patient days provided by state/territory acute admitted patient mental health care service unit(s) occurring within the reference period.
|Denominator data elements:|
Service variables: target population.
Consumer attributes: nil.
|Disaggregation data elements:|
|Representation class:||Mean (average)|
|Data type:||Monetary amount|
|Unit of measure:||Currency|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||Efficiency and sustainability|
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare on behalf of the National Mental Health Performance Subcommittee
National Mental Health Performance Subcommittee (NMHPSC) 2013. Key Performance Indicators for Australian Public Mental Health Services, 3rd edn. Canberra: NMHPSC.
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