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Person—identifier type, mental health organisation type code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPerson identifier type - health care organisation
METeOR identifier:Help on this term621539
Registration status:Help on this termIndependent Hospital Pricing Authority, Superseded 01/02/2018
Definition:Help on this termThe geographical or administrative organisational unit for which the unique person identifier is applicable, as represented by a code.  
Data Element Concept:Person—identifier type

Value domain attributes

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.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

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The ability of jurisdictions to generate unique identifiers varies. The assignment of Person identifier to a uniquely identifiable individual is important for the ABF MHC DSS to permit the linkage of services between mental health care services.

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For the purposes of activity based funding reporting, this data element can be derived from existing data elements.

Ambulatory care- this data element can be derived from Person- Unique identifier used indicator, yes/no code N.

Comments:Help on this termFor the purposes of reporting mental health care activity for activity based funding, the value reported should represent the highest level of organisation at which a unique patient identifier is applicable and allows all associated health care activity to be reported.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termIndependent Hospital Pricing Authority

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Person—identifier type, mental health organisation type code NN Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

See also Person—person identifier, XXXXXX[X(14)] Health, Standard 04/05/2005, Early Childhood, Standard 08/04/2013, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012, Indigenous, Endorsed 11/08/2014, Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015, Disability, Standard 13/08/2015, Community Services (retired), Standard 25/08/2005, National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016, ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018

See also Person—unique identifier used indicator, yes/no code N Health, Standard 07/02/2013, Community Services (retired), Standard 19/09/2013, 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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