Emergency department non-admitted patient service episode end status code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Health, Superseded 11/04/2014|
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
|Definition:||A code set representing the status of a patient at the end of a non-admitted patient emergency department service episode.|
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
CODE 1 Admitted to this hospital (either short stay unit, hospital-in-the-home or non-emergency department hospital ward)
This code includes patients who are admitted to this hospital and subsequently die before leaving the emergency department.
CODE 2 Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode completed - departed without being admitted or referred to another hospital
This code includes patients who departed under their own care, under police custody, under the care of a residential aged care facility or other carer.
This code excludes those who died in the emergency department as a non-admitted patient. Such instances should be coded to Code 6.
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing|
|Related metadata references:|
Has been superseded by Emergency department non-admitted patient service episode end status code N Health, Superseded 19/11/2015
Supersedes Emergency department non-admitted patient service episode end status code N Health, Superseded 30/01/2012
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—episode end status, code N Health, Superseded 11/04/2014