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Medical indemnity payment recipient type, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term421792
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 07/12/2011
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing who was the recipient of the payment for damages made to a medical indemnity claimant.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
2Payment to patient only
3Payment to other party/parties only
4Payment to patient and other party/parties
Supplementary values:Help on this term
7Not applicable—no payment to claimant
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

The claimant is the person who is pursuing a medical indemnity claim and may be the patient or some other party claiming for harm or loss allegedly resulting from the health-care incident that gave rise to the medical indemnity claim.

CODE 7   Not applicable—no payment to claimant 

'Not applicable—no payment to claimant' should be used where no payment was made to the claimant; for example, if legal or investigative costs have been paid, but there has been no payment of damages.

CODE 9   Not stated/inadequately described 

'Not stated/inadequately described' should be used when the information is not currently available.

Comments:Help on this termRelated codes are collected by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (2006) as part of their National Claims and Policies Database.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Steward:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Reference documents:Help on this termAPRA (Australian Prudential Regulation Authority) 2006. Data specifications National Claims and Policies Database document number 3.1. Canberra: APRA

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Medical indemnity claim management episode—medical indemnity payment recipient type, code N Health, Standard 07/12/2011

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