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Principal diagnosis

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termProperty
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269186
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 02/09/2016
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018
Definition:Help on this termThe diagnosis chiefly responsible for occasioning a service event or episode.
Property group:Help on this termService provision event

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Emergency department stay—principal diagnosis Health, Standard 07/02/2013
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 25/05/2020
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

Emergency service stay—principal diagnosis Health, Standardisation pending 10/09/2020

Episode of care—principal diagnosis Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 02/09/2016
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 16/03/2016
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—principal diagnosis Health, Retired 22/12/2011

Patient—principal diagnosis Health, Standard 07/12/2011
ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018

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