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Elective surgery

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Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term327226
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 12/06/2015
Definition:Help on this termElective care where the procedures required by patients are listed in the surgical operations section of the Medicare benefits schedule book, with the exclusion of specific procedures frequently done by non-surgical clinicians.
Context:Help on this termAdmitted patient care.

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termHospital access program waiting list working group
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The National Health Data Committee.

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Has been superseded by Elective surgery Health, Standard 12/06/2015, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 01/12/2016, ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

Supersedes Elective surgery, version 1, DEC, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (11.7 KB)

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Admitted patient care NMDS 2013-14 Health, Superseded 11/04/2014

Admitted patient care NMDS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2014

Admitted patient care NMDS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 10/11/2015

Coronary artery disease intervention code N Health, Standard 01/03/2005

Elective surgery code NN Health, Superseded 19/11/2015
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Median waiting time for elective surgery 2011-12 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Superseded 28/05/2014

National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Median waiting time for elective surgery 2012-13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Median waiting time for elective surgery, 2014 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Median waiting time for elective surgery, 2015 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Number of elective surgeries 2011-12 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Superseded 25/07/2013

National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Number of elective surgeries 2012-13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Superseded 28/05/2014

National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Number of elective surgeries 2014 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Patients who received their surgery within clinically recommended times 2011-12 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Superseded 28/05/2014

National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Patients who received their surgery within clinically recommended times 2012-13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Patients who waited more than 365 days for elective surgery 2011-12 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Superseded 28/05/2014

National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Patients who waited more than 365 days for elective surgery 2012-13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days for elective surgery, 2014 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days for elective surgery, 2015 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

National Partnership Agreement on Improving Public Hospital Services: National Elective Surgery Target (Part 1) Health, Standard 21/11/2013

National Partnership Agreement on Improving Public Hospital Services: National Elective Surgery Target (Part 2) Health, Standard 21/11/2013

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