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Mental health organisation type, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
Synonymous names:Help on this termOrganisation type
METeOR identifier:Help on this term614168
Registration status:Help on this termIndependent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 16/03/2016
Definition:Help on this termThe type of organisation or establishment providing mental health care.

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
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
01State or Territory Health Authority
02State or Territory Health Authority (specialised mental health)
03Local Hospital Network
04Region
05Specialised mental health organisation
06Hospital
07Specialised mental health service unit
Supplementary values:Help on this term
97Not applicable
99Not stated/ inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 01   State or Territory Health Authority

The highest level of health organisation in a state or territory, encompassing specialised and non-specialised health services.  

CODE 02   State or Territory Health Authority (specialised mental health)

The highest level of specialised mental health organisation in a state or territory.  

CODE 03   Local Hospital Network

The legal entity, Local Hospital Network (LHN).

CODE 04   Region

The administrative entity specific to mental health care.

CODE 05   Specialised mental health organisation

This refers to specifically defined and separately constituted health services providing specialised mental health care designated as a specialised mental health organisation.

CODE 06   Hospital

This refers to a health care facility that may or may not provide specialised mental health care.

CODE 07   Specialised mental health service unit

The specified component of a health organisation that provides designated specialised mental health services, are those with a primary function to provide treatment, rehabilitation or community health support targeted towards people with a mental disorder or psychiatric disability. These activities are delivered from a service or facility that is readily identifiable as both specialised and serving a mental health care function.

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Mental health organisation type code NN Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Person—identifier type, mental health organisation type code N Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Superseded 01/02/2018

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