Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
|Registration status:||Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 14/10/2015|
|DSS type:||Data Element Cluster|
This data set specification describes the output data set made available via the Department of Health's Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) in relation to the ongoing operations of the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS).
The data set contains data as presented for analysis by users of the EDW, i.e. the data has generally undergone some degree of validation or reformatting in comparison with the raw input data sets provided to the Department of Health by the Department of Human Services.
In some use cases, data produced in accordance with the structure described in this data set specification may need to be suppressed, de-identified or perturbed by the Department of Health in order to protect the privacy and/or confidentiality of individual patients and service providers.
Collection and usage attributes
The data described in this data set specification is administrative by-product data generated by the ongoing daily operations of the MBS.
Medicare benefits are claimable for ‘clinically relevant’ services rendered by an appropriate health practitioner.
|Implementation start date:||01/07/2013|
|Implementation end date:||30/06/2014|
Source and reference attributes
|Steward:||Department of Health|
Department of Human Services, Canberra. Viewed 27 April 2015, http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/subjects/