First episode of mental health care code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:575286
Registration status:Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 11/11/2015
Definition:A code set representing the occurrence of the initial episode(s) of care or service contact(s) for mental health care at a mental health service organisation.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Patient has never received care/treatment from this mental health service organisation
2Patient has received care/treatment from this mental health service organisation, but not in the preceding five years
3Patient has received care/treatment from this mental health service organisation in the preceding five years
Supplementary values:
9Not stated/ inadequately described

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:

Patient—first episode of mental health care at a mental health service organisation, code N Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 11/11/2015