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Person—specialist MBS health assessment indicator, yes/no code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termSpecialist MBS health assessment indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term504845
Registration status:Help on this termNational Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of whether a Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Health Assessment for a person was conducted by a Specialist, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person—specialist MBS health assessment indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termBoolean
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1   Yes

A person has received an MBS Health Assessment conducted by a Specialist.

CODE 2   No

A person has not received an MBS Health Assessment conducted by a Specialist.

Specialist attendances comprise all items in Broad Type of Services Group 'C', as published in official MBS statistics by the Department of Human Services and the Department of Health.

In terms of the MBS structure, specialist attendances comprise all items in Group A3 (specialist attendances to which no other item applies), Group A4 (consultant physician attendances to which no other item applies), Group A8 (consultant psychiatrist attendances to which no other item applies), Group A9 (contact lens attendances), Group A12 (consultant occupational physician attendances to which no other item applies), Group A13 (public health physician attendances to which no other item applies), Group A15, Subgroup 2, but only Items 820 - 880 (case conferences) , Group A21 (medical practitioner (emergency physician) attendances to which no other item applies,) Group A24 (pain and palliative medicine), Group A26 (neurosurgery attendances to which no other item applies), Group A28 (geriatric medicine), Group A29 (early intervention for children with autism, pervasive developmental disorder or disability) and Group T6, Subgroup 1 (anaesthesia consultations).

Relational attributes

Implementation in Indicators:Help on this termUsed as numerator
National Health Performance Authority, Healthy Communities: Expenditure on specialist attendances, 2011–12 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Superseded 27/03/2014
National Health Performance Authority, Healthy Communities: Expenditure on specialist attendances, 2012–13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
National Health Performance Authority, Healthy Communities: Expenditure on specialist attendances, 2013–14 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
National Health Performance Authority, Healthy Communities: Specialist attendances, 2011–12 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Superseded 27/03/2014
National Health Performance Authority, Healthy Communities: Specialist attendances, 2012–13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
National Health Performance Authority, Healthy Communities: Specialist attendances, 2013–14 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
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