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Urgency related groups

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Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
Synonymous names:Help on this termURGs
METeOR identifier:Help on this term496744
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 06/09/2018
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012
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A patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the number and types of patients treated in an emergency department.

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Urgency related groups (URGs) provide a summary of the complexity and type of patients treated within an emergency department. Emergency department episodes of care are grouped into URGs based on:

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Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

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Has been superseded by Urgency related groups Health, Standard 06/09/2018, ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

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Activity based funding: Emergency department care DSS 2013-2014 Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Superseded 01/03/2013

Emergency department stay—urgency related group major diagnostic block, code N[AA] Health, Superseded 11/04/2014
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012

Emergency department stay—urgency related group major diagnostic block, code N[AA] Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department care DSS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 04/02/2015

Non-admitted patient emergency department care DSS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 02/12/2015

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NBEDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NBEDS 2017-18 Health, Standard 05/10/2016

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2013-14 Health, Superseded 11/04/2014

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2014

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 19/11/2015
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 15/09/2014

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 08/09/2015

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2017-18 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

Urgency related group major diagnostic block Health, Superseded 25/01/2018
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 30/10/2012

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