Appointment—care type, code AAA

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Appointment care type code
Synonymous names:APP_CARE_TYPE_CODE; CARE_TYPE
METeOR identifier:497425
Registration status:WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015
Definition:The code that identifies the nature, acuity and intensity of care provided to a patient at an appointment.
Data Element Concept:Appointment—care type

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:String
Format:AAA
Maximum character length:3
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
GERGeriatric evaluation and management
PALPalliative
PSYPsychogeriatric
REHRehabilitation
Supplementary values:
NSPNot specified
OTHOther
UNKUnknown

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

This data item is a mandatory item for national reporting in the:

Non-admitted patient DSS 2013-14

 

It is reported nationally using the data element:

Non-admitted patient service event-care type, subacute (derived) code N

 

This data item is also a mandatory item for national reporting in the:

Activity based funding: Non-admitted patient care DSS 2013-2014

 

It is reported nationally using the data element:

Non-admitted patient service event-care type, subacute (derived) code N

 

Local codes are mapped to national codes for reporting purposes

Local codes (NAPAAWL) codes   

National codes

REH Rehabilitation

PAL Palliative

GER Geriatric evaluation

PSY Psychogeriatric  

1 Rehabilitation

2 Palliative

3 Geriatric evaluation and management (GEM)

4 Psychogeriatric

OTH Other

NSP Not specified

UNK Unknown

8 Other/Unknown

 

The local version has the synonymous name APP_CARE_TYPE_CODE. 

The nationally reported version of care type has the synonymous name CARE_TYPE.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Has been superseded by Appointment—care type, code AAA WA Health, Endorsed 24/04/2015

Has been superseded by Appointment—care type, code AAA WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017

See also Non-admitted patient service event—care type, (derived) code N Health, Superseded 13/11/2014

See also Non-admitted patient service event—care type, subacute (derived) code N Health, Superseded 07/03/2014

See also Non-admitted patient service event—care type, subacute (derived) code N Health, Superseded 02/05/2013, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

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