Urgency related groups

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Glossary Item
Synonymous names:URGs
METeOR identifier:496744
Registration status:Health, Superseded 06/09/2018
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012
Definition:

A patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the number and types of patients treated in an emergency department.

Context:

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:

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Has been superseded by Urgency related groups Health, Standard 06/09/2018, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 05/06/2020, ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

Metadata items which use this glossary item:

Activity based funding: Emergency department care DSS 2013-2014 Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Superseded 01/03/2013

Emergency department stay—urgency related group major diagnostic block, code N[AA] Health, Superseded 11/04/2014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Emergency department stay—urgency related group major diagnostic block, code N[AA] Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department care DSS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 04/02/2015

Non-admitted patient emergency department care DSS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 02/12/2015

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NBEDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NBEDS 2017-18 Health, Superseded 12/12/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2013-14 Health, Superseded 11/04/2014

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2014

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 19/11/2015

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2017-18 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

Urgency related group major diagnostic block Health, Superseded 25/01/2018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