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Service/care provider—specialty of requesting provider, health professional specialty group code NN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termSpecialty of requesting provider
METeOR identifier:Help on this term608734
Registration status:Help on this termCommonwealth Department of Health, Standard 14/10/2015
Definition:Help on this termThe broad field of specialty of the provider who requested the service, as represented by a code.

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termNN
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
01General practitioner (GP)
02Specialist
03Allied health professional
04Dental practitioner

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termMore detailed versions of this value domain, including codes at the major field of specialty level and the subspecialty level, are also available.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termDepartment of Health

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termThe specialty is derived for a quarter based on the provider's registered specialties.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termDepartment of Health

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) state/territory data extract 2013-14 Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 14/10/2015

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