Service contact—service date, DDMMYYYY
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Service contact date|
|Registration status:||Health, Superseded 25/01/2018|
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 16/03/2016
|Definition:||The date of each health service event between a health service provider and patient/client, expressed as DDMMYYY.|
|Data Element Concept:||Service contact—service date|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||8|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
For the purposes of activity based funding reporting, this data element can be derived from existing data elements.
Specialised ambulatory mental health care: This item can be derived from Mental Health service contact - service contact date.
Non-specialised ambulatory mental health care: This item can be derived from Non-admitted patient service event - service date.
The service contact is required for clinical audit and other quality assurance purposes.
|Related metadata references:|
See also Mental health service contact—service contact date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 07/02/2013, ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018
See also Non-admitted patient service event—service date, DDMMYYYY Health, Superseded 05/10/2016, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 24/11/2016
See also Non-admitted patient service event—service date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 25/01/2018
See also Non-admitted patient service event—service date, DDMMYYYY Health, Superseded 25/01/2018
Has been superseded by Service contact—service date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 25/01/2018
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
All attributes +
Activity based funding: Mental health care DSS 2016-17 Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Superseded 28/02/2017
Activity based funding: Mental health care NBEDS 2017-18 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018