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Appointment—care type, code AAA

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termAppointment care type code
Synonymous names:Help on this termAPP_CARE_TYPE_CODE; CARE_TYPE
METeOR identifier:Help on this term605985
Registration status:Help on this termWA Health, Endorsed 24/04/2015
Definition:Help on this termThe code that identifies the nature, acuity and intensity of care provided to a patient at an appointment.
Data Element Concept:Appointment—care type

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termAAA
Maximum character length:Help on this term3
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
GERGeriatric evaluation and management
PALPalliative
PSYPsychogeriatric
REHRehabilitation
Supplementary values:Help on this term
NSPNot specified
OTHOther
UNKUnknown

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This data item is a mandatory item for national reporting in the:

Non-admitted patient DSS 2014-15 

This data item is reported nationally using the data element:

Non-admitted patient service event-care type, (derived) code N

 

Local codes are mapped to national codes for reporting purposes

Local codes in NAPAAWL   National codes
REH Rehabilitation 1 Rehabilitation
PAL Palliative 2 Palliative
GER Geriatric evaluation 3 Geriatric evaluation and management (GEM)
PSY Psychogeriatric 4 Psychogeriatric
MHC Mental health care 5 Mental health care

OTH Other

NSP Not specified

UNK Unknown

8 Other/unknown

 

The local version has the synonymous name APP_CARE_TYPE_CODE. 

The nationally reported version of care type has the synonymous name CARE_TYPE.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Has been superseded by Appointment—care type, code AAA WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017

Supersedes Appointment—care type, code AAA WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

See also Non-admitted patient service event—care type, (derived) code N Health, Superseded 05/10/2016

See also Non-admitted patient service event—care type, code N Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

See also Non-admitted patient service event—care type, code N Health, Standard 25/01/2018

See also Non-admitted patient service event—care type, subacute (derived) code N Health, Superseded 02/05/2013, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012

See also Non-admitted patient service event—care type, subacute (derived) code N Health, Superseded 07/03/2014

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

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

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