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Episode of mental health care—episode end mode, code NN

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termEpisode end mode
METeOR identifier:Help on this term614146
Registration status:Help on this termIndependent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 16/03/2016
Definition:Help on this termStatus at separation of person (discharge/transfer/death) and place to which person is released, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Episode of mental health care—episode end mode

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Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termNN
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
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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
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98Unknown
99Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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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.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termFor the purposes of activity based funding reporting, CODE 10 Discharge after period of inactivity, is used after the episode of care has had a period of 120 days in which no service contact or event occurs. When CODE 10 is used, the date of the last service event or contact in the episode is used as the date of discharge from the episode.
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For the purposes of activity based funding, this item can be derived from existing data elements.

Admitted patient care: This data element can be derived from Episode of admitted patient care—separation mode, code N

Residential patient care: This data element can be derived from Episode of residential care—episode end mode, code N

Relational attributes

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See also Episode of admitted patient care—separation mode, code N Health, Standard 01/03/2005, Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015, ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

See also Episode of residential care—episode end mode, code N Health, Standard 07/03/2014, ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Activity based funding: Mental health care DSS 2016-17 Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Superseded 28/02/2017

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