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Recipient—blindness indicator, code A

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termBlindness indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term639240
Registration status:Help on this termCommonwealth Department of Social Services (retired), Standard 20/06/2018
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An indicator of whether a recipient is blind, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Recipient—blindness indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termA
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
YBlind
MissingNo Value

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Government Department of Social Services

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This data element should be used in conjunction with the Recipient—blindness start date, MMYYYY data element.

This medical condition is considered to be a manifest disability for the payment of Disability Support Pension (DSP). Age Pension or DSP recipients are exempt from the means test if they are permanently blind and are not receiving Rent Assistance.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Government Department of Social Services

Relational attributes

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See also Recipient—blindness start date, MMYYYY Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired), Standard 20/06/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Disability Cluster Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired), Standard 20/06/2018

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