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Cancer treatment—treatment funding source, code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termTreatment funding source
METeOR identifier:Help on this term457105
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 04/02/2015
Definition:Help on this termThe source of funding for cancer treatment, as represented by a code.

Data element concept attributes

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Data element concept:Cancer treatment—treatment funding source
METeOR identifier:Help on this term457101
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 04/02/2015
Definition:Help on this termThe source of funding for cancer treatment.
Object class:Help on this termCancer treatment
Property:Help on this termTreatment funding source

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia

Value domain attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Value domain:Treatment funding source code N
METeOR identifier:Help on this term599880
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 04/02/2015
Definition:Help on this termA codeset representing the source of funding for a treatment procedure or course of treatment.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termAverage
Data type:Help on this termBoolean
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Public
2Private
3Compensable
4Private and compensable
Supplementary values:Help on this term
8Unknown

Collection and usage attributes

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Record the source of funding for a treatment procedure or course of treatment as outlined below.

CODE 1 Yes

To be recorded if records indicate that the whole of treatment was paid for under a health service budget, Department of Veterans' Affairs, Department of Defence, a correctional facility, or the Medical Benefits Scheme.

CODE 2 Private

To be recorded if records indicate that any part of treatment was paid for by a health insurance fund or paid for directly by the patient or significant other and none of their treatment was recieved under compensable funding.

CODE 3 Compensable

To be recorded if records indicate that any part of treatment was paid for by worker's compensation, motor vehicle third party personal claim, public liability, common law, or medical negligence claim and none of their treatment was recieved under private funding.

CODE 4 Both private and compensable

To be recorded if records indicate that any part of treatment was paid for by a health insurance fund or paid for directly by the patient or significant other and any part of their treatment was paid for by worker's compensation, motor vehicle third party personal claim, public liability, common law, or medical negligence claim.

While this codeset records private and compensable funding as separate categories, it should be noted that compensable treatment is is often classed as a subset of private funding sources.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Record the source of funding for a patient's cancer treatment as outlined below.

CODE 1   Yes

To be recorded if records indicate that the whole of treatment was paid for under a health service budget, Department of Veterans' Affairs, Department of Defence, a correctional facility, or the Medical Benefits Scheme.

CODE 2   Private

To be recorded if records indicate that any part of treatment was paid for by a health insurance fund or paid for directly by the patient or significant other and none of their treatment was recieved under compensable funding.

CODE 3 Compensable

To be recorded if records indicate that any part of treatment was paid for by worker's compensation, motor vehicle third party personal claim, public liability, common law, or medical negligence claim and none of their treatment was recieved under private funding.

CODE 4 Both private and compensable

To be recorded if records indicate that any part of treatment was paid for by a health insurance fund or paid for directly by the patient or significant other and any part of their treatment was paid for by worker's compensation, motor vehicle third party personal claim, public liability, common law, or medical negligence claim.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia

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Adolescent and young adult cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 14/05/2015

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Adolescent and young adult cancer (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 14/05/2015

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