National Healthcare Agreement: PI 27-Optometry services, 2012
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Indicator type:||Output measure|
|Short name:||PI 27-Optometry services, 2012|
|Registration status:||Health, Retired 25/06/2013|
|Description:||Optometry service use per 1,000 population.|
|Indicator set:||National Healthcare Agreement (2012) Health, Superseded 25/06/2013|
|Outcome area:||Primary and Community Health Health, Standard 07/07/2010|
|Quality statement:||National Healthcare Agreement: PI 27-Optometry services, 2012 QS Health, Retired 14/01/2015|
Collection and usage attributes
All Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items in Group A10 of the MBS:
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.
Rates directly age-standardised to the 2001 Australian population.
Medicare Benefits Scheme data presented by Indigenous status are adjusted for under-identification in the Medicare Australia Voluntary Indigenous Identifier (VII) database.
Analysis by state and territory, remoteness and SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) is based on the postcode of residence of person as recorded in Medicare Australia's database at the date the last service was recieved in the reference period.
Presented per 1,000 population.
1,000 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)
Medicare Benefits Scheme and Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) data combined.
|Numerator:||Number of optometry services claimed through the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) or Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA).|
|Numerator data elements:|
|Denominator data elements:|
2008-09 and 2009–10 (updated for DVA data), and 2010–11—Nationally, by SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) deciles
2008-09 and 2009–10 (updated for DVA data), and 2010–11— State and territory, by:
Some disaggregations may result in numbers too small for publication.
|Disaggregation data elements:|
Most recent data available for 2012 CRC report: 2010–11
MBS and DVA item numbers change over time. Extracted data may include historical item numbers that are no longer current but have been processed by Medicare Australia within the reference period.
|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:|
|Related metadata references:|
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 25-Specialist services, 2012 Health, Retired 25/06/2013
Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: PI 27-Optometry services, 2011 Health, Superseded 31/10/2011