National Healthcare Agreement: P27-Optometry services, 2010
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Indicator type:||Output measure|
|Short name:||Optometry services, 2010|
|Registration status:||Health, Superseded 08/06/2011|
|Description:||Optometry service use per 1,000 population.|
|Indicator set:||National Healthcare Agreement (2010) Health, Superseded 08/06/2011|
|Outcome area:||Primary and Community Health Health, Standard 07/07/2010|
|Quality statement:||National Healthcare Agreement: P27-Optometry services, 2010 QS Health, Superseded 08/06/2011|
Collection and usage attributes
|Computation description:||Medical 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:||1,000 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)|
|Numerator:||Number of optometry services claimed through the Medicare Benefits Schedule or Department of Veterans' Affairs|
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|Comments:||Specified 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
|Unit of measure:||Person|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||Accessibility|
Data source attributes
|Organisation responsible for providing data:||Department of Health and Ageing/Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
|Further data development / collection required:||Specification: 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:||MBS 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.
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See also National Healthcare Agreement: P25-Specialist services claimed through Medicare, 2010 Health, Superseded 08/06/2011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