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Patient—hospital insurance status

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269703
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Draft 14/09/2012
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018
Definition:Help on this term

Hospital insurance under one of the following categories:

  • Registered insurance - hospital insurance with a health insurance fund registered under the National Health Act 1953 (Cwlth)
  • General insurance - hospital insurance with a general insurance company under a guaranteed renewable policy providing benefits similar to those available under registered insurance
  • No hospital insurance or benefits coverage under the above.
Context:Help on this termTo assist in analysis of utilisation and health care financing.

Object Class attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Patient
Definition:Help on this term

A person for whom a health service accepts responsibility for treatment and or care.

Specialisation of:Help on this termPerson/group of persons

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Hospital insurance status
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of private insurance cover for hospital expenses.
Property group:Help on this termFunding characteristics

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Relational attributes

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:Help on this term

Patient—hospital insurance status, code N Health, Superseded 05/10/2016
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015

Patient—hospital insurance status, code N Health, Standard 05/10/2016
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

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