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Episode of care—inter-hospital contracted patient status

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269715
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 05/10/2016
Definition:Help on this termAn episode of care for an admitted patient whose treatment and/or care is provided under an arrangement between a hospital purchaser of hospital care (contracting hospital) and a provider of an admitted service (contracted hospital), and for which the activity is recorded by both hospitals.
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Admitted patient care:

To identify patients receiving services that have been contracted between hospitals. This metadata item is used to eliminate potential double-counting of hospital activity in the analysis of patterns of health care delivery and funding and epidemiological studies.

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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:Inter-hospital contracted patient status
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator identifying a patient as being treated as part of a contracted hospital care agreement.
Property group:Help on this termService provision event

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

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Has been superseded by Episode of care—inter-hospital contracted patient status Health, Standard 05/10/2016, ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

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

Episode of care—inter-hospital contracted patient status, code N Health, Superseded 11/04/2012
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015

Episode of care—inter-hospital contracted patient status, code N Health, Superseded 05/10/2016

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