Episode of admitted patient care—procedure, code (ACHI 7th edn) NNNNN-NN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Procedure
METeOR identifier:391349
Registration status:Health, Superseded 02/05/2013
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Definition:

A clinical intervention represented by a code that:

  • is surgical in nature, and/or
  • carries a procedural risk, and/or
  • carries an anaesthetic risk, and/or
  • requires specialised training, and/or
  • requires special facilities or equipment only available in an acute care setting.
Data Element Concept:Episode of admitted patient care—procedure

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Classification scheme:Australian Classification of Health Interventions (ACHI) 7th edition
Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:NNNNN-NN
Maximum character length:7

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Collection methods:Record and code all procedures undertaken during the episode of care in accordance with the ACHI (7th edition). Procedures are derived from and must be substantiated by clinical documentation.
Comments:The National Centre for Classification in Health advises the National Health Information Standards and Statistics Committee of relevant changes to the ACHI.

Source and reference attributes

Origin:

National Centre for Classification in Health

National Health Information Standards and Statistics Committee

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Is used in the formation of Episode of admitted patient care—diagnosis related group, code (AR-DRG v 6) ANNA Health, Standard 30/06/2013, Tasmanian Health, Draft 23/07/2012, Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015

Is used in the formation of Episode of admitted patient care—diagnosis related group, code (AR-DRG v 6.0x) ANNA Tasmanian Health, Archived 06/09/2016

Is used in the formation of Episode of admitted patient care—diagnosis related group, code (AR-DRG v 7.0) ANNA Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 06/09/2016

Is used in the formation of Episode of admitted patient care—major diagnostic category, code (AR-DRG v 6) NN Health, Standard 30/06/2013, Tasmanian Health, Archived 07/09/2016, Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015

Is used in the formation of Episode of admitted patient care—major diagnostic category, code (AR-DRG v 8.0) NN Tasmanian Health, Archived 12/01/2018

Supersedes Episode of admitted patient care—procedure, code (ACHI 6th edn) NNNNN-NN Health, Superseded 22/12/2009

Has been superseded by Episode of admitted patient care—procedure, code (ACHI 8th edn) NNNNN-NN Health, Superseded 13/11/2014, Tasmanian Health, Archived 02/09/2016, National Health Performance Authority (retired), Not progressed 01/07/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Admitted patient care NMDS 2010-11 Health, Superseded 18/01/2011

DSS specific attributes +

Admitted patient care NMDS 2011-12 Health, Superseded 11/04/2012
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015

DSS specific attributes +

Admitted patient care NMDS 2012-13 Health, Superseded 02/05/2013

DSS specific attributes +
Implementation in Indicators:Used as numerator
3.1 Number of knee arthroscopy admissions to hospital per 100,000 people aged 55 years and over, 2012–13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 23/11/2016
3.3 Estimated annual number of lumbar spine surgery admissions to hospital per 100,000 people aged 18 years and over, 2010-11 to 2012-13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 23/11/2016
3.4 Number of radical prostatectomy admissions to hospital per 100,000 men aged 40 years and over, 2012–13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 23/11/2016
3.5 Number of hysterectomy and endometrial ablation admissions to hospital per 100,000 women, 2012-13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 23/11/2016
3.6 Number of tonsillectomy admissions to hospital per 100,000 people aged 17 years and under, 2012-13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 23/11/2016
3.7 Number of myringotomy admissions to hospital per 100,000 people aged 17 years and under, 2012-13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 23/11/2016
6.8 Number of diabetes-related lower limb amputation admissions to hospital per 100,000 people aged 18 years and over, 2012–13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 23/11/2016
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation: Number of cervical loop excision or cervical loop ablation hospitalisations per 100,000 women, aged 15 years and over, 2012-13 to 2014-15 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 07/06/2017
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation: Number of endometrial ablation hospitalisations per 100,000 women, aged 15 years and over, 2012-13 to 2014-15 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 07/06/2017
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation: Number of lumbar spinal decompression (excluding lumbar spinal fusion) hospitalisations per 100,000 people aged 18 years and over, 2012-13 to 2014-15 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 07/06/2017
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation: Number of lumbar spinal fusion (excluding lumbar spinal decompression) hospitalisations per 100,000 people, aged 18 years and over, 2012-13 to 2014-15 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 07/06/2017
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation: Number of lumbar spinal fusion hospitalisations per 100,000 people, aged 18 years and over, 2012-13 to 2014-15 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 07/06/2017
National Health Performance Authority, Healthy Communities: Number of selected potentially avoidable hospitalisations per 100,000 people, 2011–12 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Median waiting time for surgery for malignant cancer, 2011-12 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Superseded 02/10/2014
National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Median waiting time for surgery for malignant cancer, 2012-13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Number of surgeries for malignant cancer, 2011-12 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Superseded 02/10/2014
National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Number of surgeries for malignant cancer, 2012-13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Percentage of people who received surgery for malignant cancer within 30 days, 2011-12 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Superseded 02/10/2014
National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Percentage of people who received surgery for malignant cancer within 30 days, 2012-13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Percentage of people who received surgery for malignant cancer within 45 days, 2011-12 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Superseded 02/10/2014
National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Percentage of people who received surgery for malignant cancer within 45 days, 2012-13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Percentage of people who waited longer than the clinical urgency category time for surgery for malignant cancer, 2011-12 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 23-Unplanned hospital readmission rates, 2014 Health, Superseded 14/01/2015
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 23-Unplanned hospital readmission rates, 2015 Health, Superseded 08/07/2016
Number of lumbar spinal decompression (excluding lumbar spinal fusion) hospitalisations per 100,000 people aged 18 years and over, 2012-13 to 2014-15 and 2015-16 to 2017-18 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 27/04/2021
Number of lumbar spinal fusion (excluding lumbar spinal decompression) hospitalisations per 100,000 people, aged 18 years and over, 2012-13 to 2014-15 and 2015-16 to 2017-18 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 27/04/2021
Number of lumbar spinal fusion (with or without lumbar spinal decompression) hospitalisations per 100,000 people, aged 18 years and over, 2012-13 to 2014-15 and 2015-16 to 2017-18 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 27/04/2021
Number of myringotomy hospitalisations per 100,000 people aged 17 years and under, 2012-13, 2015-16 and 2017-18 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 27/04/2021
Number of tonsillectomy hospitalisations per 100,000 people aged 17 years and under, 2012-13, 2015-16 and 2017-18 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 27/04/2021
Used as denominator
National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Percentage of people who received surgery for malignant cancer within 30 days, 2011-12 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Superseded 02/10/2014
National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Percentage of people who received surgery for malignant cancer within 30 days, 2012-13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Percentage of people who received surgery for malignant cancer within 45 days, 2011-12 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Superseded 02/10/2014
National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Percentage of people who received surgery for malignant cancer within 45 days, 2012-13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 23-Unplanned hospital readmission rates, 2014 Health, Superseded 14/01/2015
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 23-Unplanned hospital readmission rates, 2015 Health, Superseded 08/07/2016