Appointment—service delivery mode, code AAA

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Appointment delivery mode code
Synonymous names:APP_DELIVERY_TYPE_CODE; SERVICE_DELIVERY_MODE
METeOR identifier:606773
Registration status:WA Health, Endorsed 24/04/2015
Definition:The method of communication between a patient and a health care provider during an appointment, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Appointment—service delivery mode

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:String
Format:AAA
Maximum character length:3
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
CLPClient present
ELEElectronic (e.g. email)
GCPGroup client present
HOMHome visit
POSPostal service
TELTelephone
VIDVideo conference
Supplementary values:
OTHOther
NSPNot specified
UNKUnknown

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

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

Non-Admitted Patient DSS 2014-15

 

It is reported nationally using the data element:

Non-admitted patient service event—service delivery mode, code N

 

Local codes are mapped to national codes for reporting purposes:

 

Local codes (NAPAAWL codes) National codes

CLP Client present

GCP Group client present

HOM Home visit

1 In person

TEL Telephone

VID Video conference

POS Postal service

2 Telephone

3 Video conference

5 Postal/courier service

OTH Other

NSP Not specified

UNK Unknown

8 Other

  

The synonymous name APP_DELIVERY_TYPE_CODE is used for local reporting purposes.

The nationally reported data element has the synonymous name SERVICE_DELIVERY_MODE.

 

Although this data element is recorded in the NAPAAWL DC at the appointment level, it is reported nationally at the service event level.

The NAPAAWL DC gathers all activity information at both the referral and the appointment level and uses this to ascertain non-admitted waiting times and patient service events. Only the activity that meets the definition of a non-admitted patient service event will be reported nationally.

 

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Appointment—service delivery mode, code AAA WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

Has been superseded by Appointment—service delivery mode, code AAA WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017

See also Non-admitted patient service event—service delivery mode, code N Health, Superseded 05/10/2016

See also Non-admitted patient service event—service delivery mode, code N Health, Superseded 13/11/2014, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012

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

See also Non-admitted patient service event—service delivery mode, code N Health, Superseded 05/02/2021

See also Non-admitted patient service event—service delivery mode, code N Health, Superseded 17/07/2020

See also Non-admitted patient service event—service delivery mode, code N Health, Standard 05/02/2021

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

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