Referral—referral source, code AAA
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Referral source code|
|Synonymous names:||REF_SOURCE_CODE; SERVICE_REQUEST_SOURCE|
|Registration status:||WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017|
The person or agency responsible for the referral of a person to a health care provider or other organisation, as represented by a code.
|Data Element Concept:||Referral—referral source|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||3|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
This data item is a mandatory item for national reporting against the data element:
Local codes are mapped to national codes for reporting purposes.
The synonymous name REF_SOURCE_CODE is used for local reporting.
The nationally reported data element has the synonymous name SERVICE_REQUEST_SOURCE.
|Related metadata references:|
See also Non-admitted patient service request—service request source, code N.N Health, Standard 25/01/2018
See also Non-admitted patient service request—service request source, code N.N Health, Superseded 25/01/2018, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012
Supersedes Referral—referral source, code AAA WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2016-17 WA Health, Endorsed 30/05/2017