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Episode of care—funding eligibility indicator (Department of Veterans' Affairs), code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termDepartment of Veterans' Affairs patient
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270092
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 25/01/2018
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012
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Whether an eligible person's charges for this hospital admission are met by the Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA), as represented by a code.

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Health services

Data Element Concept:Episode of care—funding eligibility indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termBoolean
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No

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Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Refer to the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986 (Cwlth) for details of eligible DVA beneficiaries.

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Whether or not charges for this episode of care are met by the DVA is routinely established as part of hospital admission processes.

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Eligible veterans and war widows/widowers can receive free treatment at any public hospital, former Repatriation Hospitals (RHs) or a Veteran Partnering (VP) contracted private hospital as a private patient in a shared ward, with the doctor of their choice. Admission to a public hospital does not require prior approval from the DVA.

When treatment cannot be provided within a reasonable time in the public health system at a former RH or a private VP hospital, there is a system of contracted non-VP private hospitals which will provide care.

Admission to a contracted private hospital requires prior financial authorisation from DVA. Approval may be given to attend a non-contracted private hospital when the service is not available at a public or contracted non-VP private hospital.

In an emergency a Repatriation patient can be admitted to the nearest hospital, public or private, without reference to DVA.

If an eligible veteran or war widow/widower chooses to be treated under Veterans' Affairs arrangements, which includes obtaining prior approval for non-VP private hospital care, DVA will meet the full cost of their treatment.

To assist in analyses of utilisation and health care funding.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Department of Veterans' Affairs patient, version 1, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (15.9 KB)

Has been superseded by Episode of care—Department of Veterans' Affairs funding indicator, yes/no code N Health, Standard 25/01/2018, ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Activity based funding: Emergency department care DSS 2013-2014 Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Superseded 01/03/2013

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Activity based funding: Emergency service care DSS 2014-15 Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 14/01/2015

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Activity based funding: Emergency service care DSS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 19/11/2015

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Activity based funding: Emergency service care NBEDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016

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Activity based funding: Emergency service care NBEDS 2017-18 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

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Emergency department care activity based funding DSS 2012-2013 Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Superseded 31/10/2012

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Non-admitted patient emergency department care DSS 1 January 2012-30 June 2012 Health, Retired 30/01/2012

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Non-admitted patient emergency department care DSS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 04/02/2015

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Non-admitted patient emergency department care DSS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 02/12/2015

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Non-admitted patient emergency department care NBEDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016

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Non-admitted patient emergency department care NBEDS 2017-18 Health, Superseded 12/12/2018

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Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS Health, Superseded 24/03/2006

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Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS Health, Superseded 23/10/2006

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Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2007-08 Health, Superseded 05/02/2008

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Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2008-10 Health, Superseded 22/12/2009

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Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2010-11 Health, Superseded 18/01/2011

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Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2011-12 Health, Superseded 30/01/2012
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015

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Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2012-13 Health, Superseded 07/02/2013

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Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2013-14 Health, Superseded 11/04/2014

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Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2014

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Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 19/11/2015

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Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016

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Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2017-18 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

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