Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
|Registration status:||Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 14/01/2015|
|DSS type:||Data Set Specification (DSS)|
The scope of this DSS is emergency services provided in activity based funded hospitals which do not meet any of the following criteria:
The care provided to patients in emergency services/urgent care centres is, in most instances, recognised as being provided to non-admitted patients. Patients being treated in emergency services/urgent care centres may subsequently become admitted. The care provided to non-admitted patients who are treated in the emergency services/urgent care centres prior to being admitted is included in this DSS.
The scope also includes services where patient did not wait or died on arrival. Patients with Department of Veterans' Affairs or compensable funding source are also included in the scope of the collection.
Excluded from the scope are:
Collection and usage attributes
National reporting arrangements
State and territory health authorities provide the data to the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) for national collection, on a quarterly basis as required under national health reform arrangements.
Periods for which data are collected and nationally collated
Financial years ending 30 June each year.
Quarterly data collection commencing 1 July each year.
|Implementation start date:||01/07/2014|
|Implementation end date:||30/06/2015|
Scope links with other metadata sets
Episodes of care for admitted patients are reported through the Admitted patient care NMDS.
Glossary terms that are relevant to this data set specification are included here.
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Independent Hospital Pricing Authority|
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Supersedes Activity based funding: Emergency service care DSS 2013-2014 Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012
Has been superseded by Activity based funding: Emergency service care DSS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 19/11/2015
See also Admitted patient care NMDS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2014