Admitted subacute and non-acute hospital care NBEDS 2024–25
Data Set Specification Attributes
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
Health, Standard 06/12/2023
|DSS type:||Data Set Specification (DSS)|
The Admitted subacute and non-acute hospital care national best endeavours data set (ASNAHC NBEDS) aims to ensure national consistency in relation to defining and collecting information about care provided to subacute and non-acute admitted public and private patients in activity based funded public hospitals.
Subacute care in this NBEDS is identified as admitted episodes in rehabilitation care, palliative care, geriatric evaluation and management care and psychogeriatric care.
Non-acute care in this NBEDS is identified as admitted episodes of maintenance care.
The scope of the NBEDS is:
Excluded from the scope are:
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
Interaction with the Individual Healthcare Identifier national best endeavours data set (IHI NBEDS)
The ASNAHC NBEDS and IHI NBEDS work together to enable the reporting of IHI data for admitted subacute and non-acute episodes of care.
Data are collected at each hospital from patient administrative and clinical record systems. Hospitals forward data to the relevant state or territory health authority on a regular basis (e.g. monthly).
National reporting arrangements
State and territory health authorities provide the data to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare for national collation, on an annual basis.
State and territory health authorities provide the data to the Independent Health and Aged Care Pricing Authority (IHACPA) for national collation, on a quarterly basis.
For palliative care type episodes, data elements for each change in phase of care will be required to be reported.
Periods for which data are collected and nationally collated:
Quarterly or annually (financial year) ending 30 June each year.
|Implementation start date:||01/07/2024|
|Implementation end date:||30/06/2025|
Scope links with other National Minimum Data Sets (NMDSs):
The ASNAHC NBEDS includes the collection and reporting of additional metadata which forms part of the broader Admitted patient care NMDS.
Glossary terms that are relevant to this data set specification are included here:
Source and reference attributes
Independent Health and Aged Care Pricing Authority
|Steward:||Independent Health and Aged Care Pricing Authority|
IHACPA (Independent Health and Aged Care Authority), 2021, Australian National Subacute and Non-acute Patient Classification (AN-SNAP) Version 5.0 Classification Manual, viewed 28 July 2023, https://www.ihacpa.gov.au/resources/australian-national-subacute-and-non-acute-patient-classification-version-50
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Admitted subacute and non-acute hospital care NBEDS 2023–24
Health, Superseded 06/12/2023