Duplicate/intertwined/similar record code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 05/10/2016|
A code set representing duplicate, intertwined or similar records.
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
CODE 1 Duplicate record
This code is used where multiple records are found for a single entity.
CODE 2 Intertwined record
This code is used for a record that is shared by more than one entity. Intertwined records are created when two or more people or organisations are assigned the same identifier and their data are associated with the same record.
CODE 3 Similar but different record
This code is used for records that have similar identifying information but belong to different entities.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Standards Australia 2014. AS 4846:2014. Person and provider identification in healthcare. Sydney: Standards Australia.
Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) 2014. Audit Report No.27 2013–14. Integrity of Medicare customer data. Viewed 16 May 2016, https://www.anao.gov.au/sites/g/files/net1336/f/AuditReport_2013-2014_27.pdf.
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Identifier—investigation outcome, duplicate/intertwined/similar record code N Health, Standard 05/10/2016