Episode end mode code NN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:614144
Registration status:Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 16/03/2016
Definition:A code set representing the status and destination of a patient at the end of an episode of care or separation.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:NN
Maximum character length:2
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Discharge/transfer to an acute hospital
2Discharge/transfer to a residential aged care service, unless this is the usual place of residence
3Discharge/transfer to an admitted psychiatric hospital
4Discharge/transfer to other health care accommodation (includes mothercraft hospitals; and other residential mental health services)
5End of reference period
6Left against medical advice/discharge at own risk
7Statistical discharge from leave
8Died
9Other (includes discharge to usual residence, own accommodation/welfare institution (includes prisons, hostels and group homes providing primarily welfare services))
10Discharge due to inactivity
11Statistical discharge due to admitted care type change
Supplementary values:
98Unknown
99Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE 4   Discharge/transfer to other health care accommodation (includes mothercraft hospitals)

In jurisdictions where mothercraft facilities are considered to be acute hospitals, patients separated to a mothercraft facility should have a mode of separation of Code 1. If the residential aged care service is the patient's place of usual residence then they should have a mode of separation of Code 9.

CODE 10   Discharge due to inactivity

This code is only used in ambulatory mental health settings.

CODE 11   Statistical discharge due to admitted care type change

This code is only to be used in admitted care settings when a care type has changed causing a statistical discharge but the patient has not physically left the hospital.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Has been superseded by Episode end mode code N[N] Health, Standard 28/02/2017

Data elements implementing this value domain:

Episode of mental health care—episode end mode, code NN Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 16/03/2016