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Organisation—name type, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termOrganisation name type
METeOR identifier:Help on this term617526
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
Indigenous, Endorsed 16/10/2017
Definition:Help on this term

A descriptor that enables differentiation between recorded names for an establishment, agency or organisation, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Organisation—name type

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Organisation unit/section/division
2Service location name
3Business name
4Locally used name
5Abbreviated name
6Enterprise name
8Other
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Unknown

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1     Organisation unit/section/division

This code is used where a business unit, section or division within an organisation may have its own separate identity.

CODE 2     Service location name

This code is used where the service location name is an important part of the organisation name and is used for identification purposes, e.g. Mobile Immunisation Unit at Bankstown.

CODE 3     Business name

Business name used only for trading purposes.

CODE 4     Locally used name

This code is used where a local name is used, e.g. where a medical practice is known by a name that is different to the company registration name or business name.

CODE 5     Abbreviated name

A short name or an abbreviated name by which the organisation is known, e.g. HIC.

CODE 6     Enterprise name

Generally, the complete organisation name should be used to avoid any ambiguity in identification. This should usually be the same as company registration name.

CODE 8     Other

This code is used when the organisation name does not fit into any one of the categories listed above.

CODE 9     Unknown

This code is used when the organisation name type is unknown.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

At least one organisation name must be recorded for each organisation and each name must have an appropriate Organisation name type.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Reference documents:Help on this term

Standards Australia 2014. AS 4846:2014. Person and provider identification in healthcare. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Organisation—name type, code AA[A] Disability, Standard 13/08/2015, Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

Supersedes Service provider organisation (name)—name type, code N Health, Superseded 05/10/2016, Indigenous, Archived 16/10/2017, Community Services (retired), Superseded 06/02/2012

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
All attributes +

Healthcare provider organisation cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2017–18 Health, Superseded 06/09/2018
Indigenous, Archived 22/10/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2018–19 Health, Superseded 12/12/2018
Indigenous, Archived 02/04/2019

DSS specific attributes +

Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2019–20 Health, Superseded 16/01/2020
Indigenous, Endorsed 02/04/2019

DSS specific attributes +

Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2020–21 Health, Standard 16/01/2020

DSS specific attributes +
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