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National Healthcare Agreement: P27-Optometry services, 2010

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termOutput measure
Short name:Help on this termOptometry services, 2010
METeOR identifier:Help on this term394928
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 08/06/2011
Description:Help on this termOptometry service use per 1,000 population.
Indicator set:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement (2010) Health, Superseded 08/06/2011
Outcome area:Help on this termPrimary and Community Health Health, Standard 07/07/2010
Quality statement:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement: P27-Optometry services, 2010 QS Health, Superseded 08/06/2011

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this termMedical Benefits Schedule (MBS) items—currently 10900, 10905, 10907, 10912, 10913, 10914, 10915, 10916, 10918, 10921, 10922, 10923, 10924, 10925, 10926, 10927, 10928, 10929, 10930, 10931, 10932, 10933, 10940, 10941, 10942, 10943.
Presented per 1,000 population.
Computation:Help on this term1,000 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)
Numerator:Help on this termNumber of optometry services claimed through the Medicare Benefits Schedule or Department of Veterans' Affairs
Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Number of optometry services claimed through the Medicare Benefits Schedule
Data Source
Medicare (MBS) data
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Denominator:Help on this termPopulation
Denominator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—estimated resident population of Australia
Data Source
ABS Estimated resident population (total population)
Guide for use
Data source type: Census-based plus administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—estimated resident population of Australia
Data Source
ABS Indigenous experimental estimates and projections (2001 Census-based)
Guide for use
Data source type: Census-based plus administrative by-product data
Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person (address)—Australian postcode
Data Source
Medicare (MBS) data
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Used for disaggregation by state/territory, remoteness area and SEIFA of residence
Comments:Help on this termSpecified Disaggregation: Nationally and by state/territory: by Indigenous status, remoteness area and SEIFA of residence.

Available Disaggregation: Nationally and by state/territory: by remoteness area and SEIFA of residence.

Date for 2008-09 will be available in 2009.

Most recent data available for 2010 CRC baseline report: 2008-09 with caveats

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termRate
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termPerson
Format:Help on this termNNN.N

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Help on this termAccessibility

Data source attributes

Data sources:Help on this term
Data SourceMedicare (MBS) data
Frequency
Monthly
Data custodian
Department of Health

Data SourceABS Estimated resident population (total population)
Frequency
Quarterly
Quality statement
ABS Estimated resident population (total population), QS
Data custodian
Australian Bureau of Statistics

Data SourceABS Indigenous experimental estimates and projections (2001 Census-based)
Frequency
Periodic
Quality statement
ABS Indigenous experimental estimates and projections, QS
Data custodian
Australian Bureau of Statistics

Accountability attributes

Organisation responsible for providing data:Help on this termDepartment of Health and Ageing/Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Further data development / collection required:Help on this termSpecification: Long-term
Further improvement in the quality of Voluntary Indigenous identification with Medicare Australia (MBS item) is needed. This includes the development of an adjustment factor using data from a currently available sample.
Other issues caveats:Help on this termMBS item numbers change over time and need to be updated as required.

Disaggregations within individual jurisdictions are subject to data quality considerations.

Inclusion of services provided through Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) pending advice from DVA.

Relational attributes

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See also National Healthcare Agreement: P25-Specialist services claimed through Medicare, 2010 Health, Superseded 08/06/2011

Has been superseded by National Healthcare Agreement: PI 27-Optometry services, 2011 Health, Superseded 31/10/2011

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