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National Healthcare Agreement: PI 32-Proportion of people with mental illness with GP treatment plans, 2012

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termOutput measure
Short name:Help on this termPI 32-Proportion of people with mental illness with GP treatment plans, 2012
METeOR identifier:Help on this term441393
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Retired 25/06/2013
Description:Help on this termProportion of people with mental illness with GP Mental Health Treatment Plans
Indicator set:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement (2012) Health, Superseded 25/06/2013
Outcome area:Help on this termPrimary and Community Health Health, Standard 07/07/2010
Quality statement:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement: PI 32-Proportion of people with a mental illness with GP treatment plans, 2012 QS Health, Retired 14/01/2015

Collection and usage attributes

Population group age from:Help on this term16 years (Presentation 1 and 3)
Population group age to:Help on this term84 years (Presentation 1 and 3)
Computation description:Help on this term

GP Mental Health Treatment Plan: Better Access Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items 2702 and 2710 funded through the Medicare Benefits Scheme of the Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA).

Numerator: Count each individual once only.

Denominator: To be calculated by applying the estimated proportion (age and sex-specific) of the population with mental illness (from the most recent ABS National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing) to the Estimated Resident Population.

Presentation 1 and Presentation 3 limited to persons aged 16–84 years.

Rates directly age-standardised to the 2001 Australian population.

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. 

Presentation 1: a percentage.

Presentation 2a: a number.

Presentation 2b: a percentage.

Presentation 3: a percentage.

Computation:Help on this term

Presentation 1:100 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)

Presentation 2a: Numerator only

Presentation 2b: Age specific rate 100 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)

Presentation 3:100 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)

Medicare Benefits Scheme and Department of Veterans' Affairs data combined.

Numerator:Help on this termNumber of persons with a GP Mental Health Treatment Plan funded through the Medicare Benefits Scheme or the Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA).
Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetData Element
MBS item number
Data Source
Medicare (MBS) data
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Denominator:Help on this termEstimated number of people with mental illness
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 SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
ABS 2007 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetPerson—sex, code N
Data Source
ABS 2007 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Persons exhibiting symptoms of a mental illness (based on ICD-10 mental disorder) in the last 12 months
Data Source
ABS 2007 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Disaggregation:Help on this term

2008–09 and 2009–10 (updated to include DVA data), and 2010–11:

Presentation 1: State and territory

Presentation 2a: State and territory by 10 year age group

Presentation 2b: State and territory by 10 year age group

Presentation 3: Nationally, by remoteness (Australian Standard Geographical Classification Remoteness Structure) and SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) quintiles

Some disaggregations may result in numbers too small for publication.

Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—area of usual residence
Data Source
Medicare (MBS) data
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Used for disaggregation by state/territory, remoteness and SEIFA IRSD.
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—age
Data Source
Medicare (MBS) data
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Comments:Help on this term

Most recent data available for 2012 CRC report:

Numerator: 2010–11

Denominator: based on 2007 denominator (adjusted using ABS 2009 Estimated Resident Population).

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.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termPerson
Format:Help on this termNN[N].N

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Help on this termEffectiveness

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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 2007 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing
Frequency
10 years
Data custodian
Australian Bureau of Statistics

Accountability attributes

Reporting requirements:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement
Organisation responsible for providing data:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Further data development / collection required:Help on this term

Specification: Interim

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 21-Treatment rates for mental illness, 2012 Health, Superseded 25/06/2013

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 30-Proportion of people with diabetes with a GP annual cycle of care, 2012 Health, Retired 25/06/2013

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 31-Proportion of people with asthma with a written asthma plan, 2012 Health, Retired 25/06/2013

Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: PI 32-Proportion of people with mental illness with GP treatment plans, 2011 Health, Superseded 31/10/2011

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