Identifier—duplicate record confirmation date, DDMMYYYY

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Duplicate record confirmation date
METeOR identifier:527973
Registration status:Health, Standard 05/10/2016

The date on which an organisation or individual provider confirms and authorises the retirement of the identifier designation for an entity and the use of the replacement identifier designation for the entity instead, expressed as DDMMYYYY.

Data Element Concept:Identifier—duplicate record confirmation date

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Date
Data type:Date/Time
Maximum character length:8

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes


The authority of the organisation may serve to inform other related organisations of a potential duplicate within their systems. Each organisation is responsible for management of duplicates and merging.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Reference documents:

Standards Australia 2014. AS 4846:2014 Person and provider identification in healthcare. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

See also Identifier—duplicate record confirmed by, text X[X(199)] Health, Standard 05/10/2016

See also Identifier—replacement identifier designation, text X[X(19)] Health, Standard 05/10/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Duplicate record cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016