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Purchase method disability code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term498622
Registration status:Help on this termDisability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 10/04/2013
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing the ways that an instance of support can be purchased.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Direct payment on open market
2Direct payment to pre-registered provider
3Payment through financial intermediary
4Block funding to provider
5Not applicable—service provided free of charge
Supplementary values:Help on this term
8Not known
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1     Direct payment on open market

Use when a good or service is selected by and purchased directly by a client using their own funds (or support plan budget).

CODE 2     Direct payment to pre-registered provider

Use when a good or service is purchased from a pre-registered provider by a client using their own funds (or support plan budget).

CODE 3     Payment through financial intermediary

Use when a good or service is purchased on behalf of a client by a fund manager or other financial intermediary.

CODE 4     Block funding to provider

Use when a good or service provided to a client is not charged to the client because it is covered by a block grant to the provider.

CODE 5     Not applicable—service provided free of charge

Use when a good or service is provided to a client without charge.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Service event—purchase method, disability code N Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 10/04/2013

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