Episode of admitted patient care—procedure, code (ACHI 9th edn) NNNNN-NN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Procedure
METeOR identifier:589101
Registration status:Health, Superseded 05/10/2016
Tasmanian Health, Archived 10/07/2017
Definition:

A clinical intervention represented by a code that:

  • is surgical in nature, and/or
  • carries a procedural risk, and/or
  • carries an anaesthetic risk, and/or
  • requires specialised training, and/or
  • requires special facilities or equipment only available in an acute care setting.
Data Element Concept:Episode of admitted patient care—procedure

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Classification scheme:Australian Classification of Health Interventions (ACHI) 9th edition
Representation class:Code
Data type:String
Format:NNNNN-NN
Maximum character length:8

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Collection methods:Record and code all procedures undertaken during the episode of care in accordance with the ACHI (9th edition). Procedures are derived from and must be substantiated by clinical documentation.
Comments:The Independent Hospital Pricing Authority advises the National Health Information Standards and Statistics Committee of relevant changes to the ACHI.

Source and reference attributes

Origin:

National Centre for Classification in Health

National Health Information Standards and Statistics Committee

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Is used in the formation of Episode of admitted patient care—diagnosis related group, code (AR-DRG v 8.0) ANNA Tasmanian Health, Archived 11/01/2018

Has been superseded by Episode of admitted patient care—procedure, code (ACHI 10th edn) NNNNN-NN Health, Superseded 12/12/2018, Tasmanian Health, Archived 08/04/2019, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Recorded 04/08/2016, ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Supersedes Episode of admitted patient care—procedure, code (ACHI 8th edn) NNNNN-NN Health, Superseded 13/11/2014, Tasmanian Health, Archived 02/09/2016, National Health Performance Authority (retired), Not progressed 01/07/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Admitted patient care NMDS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 10/11/2015

DSS specific attributes +

Admitted patient care NMDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016

DSS specific attributes +

Tasmanian Admitted Patient Data Set - 2016 Tasmanian Health, Archived 10/01/2018

DSS specific attributes +
Implementation in Indicators:Used as numerator
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation 2018: Number of colonoscopy hospitalisations per 100,000 people, 2016-17 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 13/12/2018
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation 2018: Number of gastroscopy hospitalisations per 100,000 people, 2016-17 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 13/12/2018
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation 2018: Number of thyroidectomy hospitalisations per 100,000 people aged 18 years and over, 2014-15 to 2016-17 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standardisation pending 13/12/2018
National Healthcare Agreement: PB f–By 2014–15, improve the provision of primary care and reduce the proportion of potentially preventable hospital admissions by 7.6 per cent over the 2006-07 baseline to 8.5 per cent of total hospital admissions, 2018 Health, Superseded 19/06/2019
National Healthcare Agreement: PB f–By 2014–15, improve the provision of primary care and reduce the proportion of potentially preventable hospital admissions by 7.6 per cent over the 2006-07 baseline to 8.5 per cent of total hospital admissions, 2019 Health, Superseded 13/03/2020
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 18–Selected potentially preventable hospitalisations, 2018 Health, Superseded 19/06/2019
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 18–Selected potentially preventable hospitalisations, 2019 Health, Superseded 13/03/2020
Number of lumbar spinal decompression (excluding lumbar spinal fusion) hospitalisations per 100,000 people aged 18 years and over, 2012-13 to 2014-15 and 2015-16 to 2017-18 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 27/04/2021
Number of lumbar spinal fusion (excluding lumbar spinal decompression) hospitalisations per 100,000 people, aged 18 years and over, 2012-13 to 2014-15 and 2015-16 to 2017-18 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 27/04/2021
Number of lumbar spinal fusion (with or without lumbar spinal decompression) hospitalisations per 100,000 people, aged 18 years and over, 2012-13 to 2014-15 and 2015-16 to 2017-18 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 27/04/2021
Number of myringotomy hospitalisations per 100,000 people aged 17 years and under, 2012-13, 2015-16 and 2017-18 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 27/04/2021
Number of potentially preventable hospitalisations - cellulitis per 100,000 people of all ages, 2014-15 to 2017-18 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 27/04/2021
Number of potentially preventable hospitalisations - heart failure per 100,000 people, of all ages, 2014-15 to 2017-18 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 27/04/2021
Number of tonsillectomy hospitalisations per 100,000 people aged 17 years and under, 2012-13, 2015-16 and 2017-18 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 27/04/2021
Used as denominator
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 23–Unplanned hospital readmission rates, 2018 Health, Superseded 19/06/2019
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 23–Unplanned hospital readmission rates, 2019 Health, Superseded 13/03/2020