Appointment—client type, code AA

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Appointment client type code
Synonymous names:APP_CLIENT_TYPE_CODE
METeOR identifier:555000
Registration status:WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015
Definition:The 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:Code
Data type:String
Format:AA
Maximum character length:2
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
CCContinuing care
EDEmergency Department
EXExternal
IPInpatient
OPOutpatient
PHPrimary Health
Supplementary values:
NSNot specified

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

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:

Has been superseded by Appointment—client type, code AA WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017

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

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2014-15 WA Health, Endorsed 24/04/2015