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Appointment—mental health indicator, yes/no code A

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termAppointment mental health indicator
Synonymous names:Help on this termAPP_MENTAL_HEALTH_INDICATOR
METeOR identifier:Help on this term497283
Registration status:Help on this termWA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015
Definition:Help on this termThe code that represents whether or not the service provided at an appointment is a mental health service.
Data Element Concept:Appointment—mental health indicator

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Format:Help on this termA
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This is a derived data item. Mental health-related non-admitted services are identified in the NAPAAWL DC using clinic and establishment codes. In the case of the AHS, the provider profession code is used to identify mental health-related non-admitted services.

A value of 'Y' will be assigned to this data item for appointments with the following clinic category codes: APSY, APY, CPY, MPO1, MPO2, MPSY, NMPC, NMPL, ONPS, ONPY, PCOL, PSCD, PSCL, PSDC, PSED, PSGP, PSGV, PSOP, PSOS, PSTC, PSYC, PSYD, PSYE, PSYF, PSYG, PSYH, PSYL, PSYM, PSYN, PSYP, PSYR, PSYS, PSYT, PSYZ, PSG or PSY.

A value of 'Y' will be allocated for appointments with the establishment code '0029 Bentley Mental Health Service'.

Appointments with the following clinic types will be assigned a value of 'Y' for the mental health indicator:

  • NMDS Tier 1 clinic type of 001.012, 080, 080.000 or 080.001
  • NHCDC Tier 2 clinic type of 20.45, 20.50, 40.29, 40.33 or 40.34.

All other appointments will be assigned a value of 'N'.

Any appointment records in the NAPAAWL DC with a code of 'Y' in the mental health indicator field will be excluded from reports of non-admitted activity.


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Has been superseded by Appointment—mental health indicator, (derived) yes/no code A WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017

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WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2013-14 WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2014-15 WA Health, Endorsed 24/04/2015

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