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Episode of care—additional diagnosis

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269656
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 05/02/2008
Definition:Help on this termA condition or complaint either coexisting with the principal diagnosis or arising during the episode of admitted patient care, episode of residential care or attendance at a health care establishment.
Context:Help on this termAdditional diagnoses give information on factors which result in increased length of stay, more intensive treatment or the use of greater resources. They are used for casemix analyses relating to severity of illness and for correct classification of patients into Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Groups (AR-DRGs).

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Object class:Episode of care
Definition:Help on this termA period of health care with a defined start and end.
Specialisation of:Help on this termService episode

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Origin:Help on this termNational Health Data Committee

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Property:Additional diagnosis
Definition:Help on this termA condition or complaint either coexisting with the principal diagnosis or arising during a service event or episode.
Property group:Help on this termService provision event

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Has been superseded by Episode of care—additional diagnosis Health, Standard 05/02/2008, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 02/09/2016, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard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

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Episode of care—additional diagnosis, code (ICD-10-AM 3rd edn) ANN{.N[N]} Health, Superseded 28/06/2004

Episode of care—additional diagnosis, code (ICD-10-AM 4th edn) ANN{.N[N]} Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

Episode of care—additional diagnosis, code (ICD-10-AM 5th edn) ANN{.N[N]} Health, Superseded 05/02/2008

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