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Appointment—client type, code AA

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termAppointment client type code
Synonymous names:Help on this termAPP_CLIENT_TYPE_CODE
METeOR identifier:Help on this term555000
Registration status:Help on this termWA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015
Definition:Help on this termThe code that represents the category of patient, based on the health care setting the patient is attached to at the time of the appointment.
Data Element Concept:Appointment—client type

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termAA
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
CCContinuing care
EDEmergency Department
EXExternal
IPInpatient
OPOutpatient
PHPrimary Health
Supplementary values:Help on this term
NSNot specified

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This data element is used to determine a non-admitted patient service event when the client type is coded as OP (Outpatient).

All other codes for this data element are out-of-scope for the purposes of determining a non-admitted patient service event

Those records in the NAPAAWL DC that do not have a client type of OP (Outpatient) are excluded from reports of non-admitted activity data.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Has been superseded by Appointment—client type, code AA WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

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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