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Indigenous primary health care: PI03b-Proportion of regular clients who received an MBS Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (MBS Item 715), 2012

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termPI03b-Proportion of regular clients who received an MBS Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (MBS Item 715), 2012
METeOR identifier:Help on this term431768
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 23/02/2012
Description:Help on this term

NOTE: THIS PERFORMANCE INDICATOR HAS BEEN SUPERSEDED BY ITS EQUIVALENT FOR 2013, WITHOUT BEING MADE A STANDARD.

Proportion of regular clients who are Indigenous, aged 0-4 years and who have received a Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People within the previous 12 months AND proportion of regular clients who are Indigenous, aged 25 years and over and who have received an MBS Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People within the previous 24 months.

Rationale:Help on this termThe role of primary health care providers in early detection has been reinforced in recent years through the introduction of additional items under the MBS to encourage regular health assessments for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Regular health assessments encourage early detection, diagnosis and intervention for common and treatable conditions that cause morbidity and early mortality.
Indicator set:Help on this termIndigenous primary health care key performance indicators (2012) Health, Superseded 23/02/2012

Collection and usage attributes

Population group age from:Help on this term

0-4 years

25 years and over

Computation description:Help on this term

Proportion of regular clients who are Indigenous, aged 0-4 years and who have received an MBS Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People within the previous 12 months AND proportion of regular clients who are Indigenous, aged 25 years and over and who have received an MBS Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People within the previous 24 months.

‘Regular client’ refers to a client of an OATSIH-funded primary health care service (that is required to report against the Indigenous primary health care key performance indicators) who has an active medical record; that is, a client who has attended the OATSIH-funded primary health care service at least 3 times in 2 years.

MBS Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (MBS Item 715): A health assessment specifically available to all people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent which can be used for health assessments across the age spectrum. The health assessment includes the assessment of a patient's physical health, and psychological and social well-being. It also assesses whether preventive health care and education should be offered to the patient, to improve that patient's health and well-being.

Presented as a percentage.

Calculated separately for regular clients aged 0-4 years and 25 years and older.

Computation:Help on this term

(Numerator ÷ Denominator) x 100

Numerator:Help on this term

Calculation A: Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, aged 0-4 years and who have received an MBS Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (MBS Item 715) within the previous 12 months.

Calculation B: Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, aged 25 years and over and who have received an MBS Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (MBS Item 715) within the previous 24 months.

Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care DSS 2012-14
Data Element / Data SetPerson—MBS Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (MBS Item 715) indicator, yes/no code N
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care DSS 2012-14
Data Element / Data SetPerson—regular client indicator, yes/no code N
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care DSS 2012-14
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care DSS 2012-14
Denominator:Help on this term

Calculation A: Total number of regular clients who are Indigenous and aged 0-4 years.

Calculation B: Total number of regular clients who are Indigenous and aged 25 years and over.

Denominator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—regular client indicator, yes/no code N
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care DSS 2012-14
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care DSS 2012-14
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care DSS 2012-14
Disaggregation:Help on this term

1. Age:
a) 0-4 years
b) 25-34 years
c) 35-44 years
d) 45-54 years
e) 55-64 years
f) 65 years and over

2. Sex (for those 25 years and over):
a) Male
b) Female

Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—sex, code N
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care DSS 2012-14
Guide for use
Only for those aged 25 years and over.
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care DSS 2012-14

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termPerson

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Help on this termEffective/Appropriate/Efficient

Data source attributes

Data sources:Help on this term
Data SourceIndigenous primary health care data collection
Frequency
6 monthly
Data custodian

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)

Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA)

Origin:Help on this term

Department of Health and Ageing 2011. Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (MBS Item 715), Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra, viewed 27/05/2011,
http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/
Content/C0D3F93D216CBEC2CA25771C000079D0/$File/
6462(1004)%20Health%20Assessment%20Item%20Fact%20Sheet%20SCREEN.pdf

Relational attributes

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See also Indigenous primary health care: PI03a-Number of regular clients who received an MBS Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (MBS Item 715), 2012 Health, Superseded 23/02/2012

Has been superseded by Indigenous primary health care: PI03b-Proportion of regular clients who received an MBS Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (MBS Item 715), 2013 Health, Superseded 21/11/2013, Indigenous, Archived 21/11/2013

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