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Prison dischargee—Medicare card available on release indicator, yes/no/don't know code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termMedicare card available on release indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term624915
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 28/04/2016
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of whether a prison dischargee has a valid Medicare card, available for use on the day of release from prison, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Prison dischargee—Medicare card available on release indicator

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Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termBoolean
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Don't know

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termMedicare card refers to a card to the Medicare program, which looks after the health of Australians through the efficient delivery of programs such as the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register and the Australian Organ Donor Register.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Prison dischargee—Medicare card available on release indicator, yes/no/don't know code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Prison dischargee NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

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