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Admitted sub-acute and non-acute care activity based funding DSS 2012-2013

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term444303
Registration status:Help on this termIndependent Hospital Pricing Authority, Superseded 11/10/2012
DSS type:Help on this termData Set Specification (DSS)
Scope:Help on this term

This DSS aims to ensure national consistency in relation to defining and collecting information about care provided to subacute and non-acute admitted public and private patients in activity based funded public hospitals.

Subacute care in this DSS is identified as admitted episodes in rehabilitation care, palliative care, geriatric evaluation and management care and psychogeriatric care whereas maintenance care is identified as non-acute care.

The scope of the collection is:

  • Same day and overnight subacute and non-acute care episodes in designated subacute and non-acute care units, programs or hospitals.
  • Admitted public patients provided on a contracted basis by private hospitals in designated subacute and non-acute care units, programs or hospitals.
  • Admitted patients in rehabilitation care, palliative care, geriatric evaluation and management, psychogeriatric and maintenance care designated programs treated in the hospital-in-the-home.

Excluded from the scope are:

  • Subacute and non-acute episodes in non-designated units, programs or hospitals.
  • Hospitals operated by the Australian Defence Force, correctional authorities and Australia's external territories.

This DSS includes the collection and reporting of additional metadata which forms part of the broader Admitted patient care NMDS.

Data collected using this DSS can be related to national data collections:

Collection and usage attributes

Statistical unit:Help on this termEpisodes of care for admitted patients
Collection methods:Help on this term

Hospitals forward data to the relevant state or territory health authority.

National reporting arrangements

State and territory health authorities provide the data to the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) for national collection, on a quarterly basis as required under national health reform arrangements.

For designated palliative care type episodes, data elements for each change in phase of care will be required to be reported.

Periods for which data are collected and nationally collated

Financial years ending 30 June each year.

Quarterly data collection commencing 1 July each year.
Implementation start date:Help on this term01/07/2012
Implementation end date:Help on this term30/06/2013

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termIndependent Hospital Pricing Authority
Reference documents:Help on this term

Eagar K. et al (1997) The Australian National Sub-acute and Non-acute Patient Classification (AN-SNAP): Report of the National Sub-acute and Non-acute Casemix Classification Study. Centre for Health Service Development, University of Wollongong.

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Activity based funding: Admitted sub-acute and non-acute hospital care DSS 2013-2014 Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 11/10/2012

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Seq No.Help on this termMetadata itemHelp on this term ObligationHelp on this term Max occursHelp on this term
-Admitted patient care NMDS 2012-13Mandatory1
-Episode of admitted patient care—Australian national sub-acute and non-acute patient class, code NNNNConditional1
-Episode of admitted patient care—Australian national sub-acute and non-acute patient classification version, code NConditional1
-Episode of admitted patient care—clinical assessment only indicator, yes/no/unknown code NConditional1
-Episode of admitted patient care—clinical assessment score, code NNConditional1
-Episode of admitted patient care—clinical assessment tool used, code AAAAAAConditional1
-Episode of admitted patient care—palliative care phase, code NConditional1
-Episode of admitted patient care—palliative phase of care end date, DDMMYYYYConditional1
-Episode of admitted patient care—palliative phase of care start date, DDMMYYYYConditional1
-Episode of admitted patient care—primary impairment type, code NN.NNNNConditional1
-Episode of admitted patient care—type of maintenance care provided, code NConditional1
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