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Tasmanian waiting list procedure code (TWLPC) code NN[N]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term456972
Registration status:Help on this termTasmanian Health, Endorsed 08/12/2016
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Tasmanian code set  (TWLPC) representing intended procedures.


Representational attributes

Classification scheme:Tasmanian waiting list procedure code (TWLPC)
Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termNN[N]
Maximum character length:Help on this term3

Collection and usage attributes

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Elective surgery comprises care where the procedures required by patients are listed in the surgical operations section of the Medicare benefits schedule, with the exclusion of specific procedures frequently done by non-surgical clinicians.

Patients awaiting the following procedures are out of the scope for elective surgery reporting:


Code Description
32 Colonoscopy (non surgical)
88 Cosmetic including - circumcision, varicose veins, mammoplasty, tattoo removal, abdominoplasty, wher
113 Bronchoscopy
128 Wisdom teeth removal
129 Other dental procedures
320 Colonoscopy (Bowel Cancer Screening Program)
321 Direct access colonoscopy (Bowel Cancer Screening Program)
322 Direct access colonoscopy non surgical
323 Direct access upper GI endoscopy 
324 Direct access gastroscopy and colonoscopy
325 EUS Endoscopy ultrasound
326 Chemotherapy
327 Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
328 In fusion
506 Other obstetrics
777 Emergency surgery
990 Gastroscopy & colonoscopy
998 Upper GI endoscopy
999 Non surgical treatment

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Elective surgery waiting list episode—intended procedure, waiting list procedure (Tasmanian TWLPC) code NN[N] Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 08/12/2016

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