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Appointment—mental health indicator, (derived) yes/no code A

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termAppointment mental health indicator
Synonymous names:Help on this termAPP_MENTAL_HEALTH_INDICATOR
METeOR identifier:Help on this term643427
Registration status:Help on this termWA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017
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The code that represents whether or not the service provided at an appointment is a specialised mental health service.

Data Element Concept:Appointment—mental health indicator

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Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termA
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
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Collection and usage attributes

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This is a derived data item. Specialised mental health non-admitted services are identified in the NAPAAWL DC according to the clinic category code and the clinic type. 

A value of Y (Yes) will be assigned to this data item for appointments with the following clinic category codes: APSY, CPSY, MPO1, MPO2, MPSY, NMPC, NMPL, ONPS, ONPY, PCOL, PSCD, PSCL, PSDC, PSED, PSGP, PSGV, PSOP, PSOS, PSTC, PSYC, PSYD, PSYE, PSYF, PSYG, PSYH, PSYL, PSYM, PSYN, PSYP, PSYR, PSYS, PSYT, PSYZ, PSG, PSY or PYO .

Appointments with the following clinic types will be assigned a value of Y for the mental health indicator:

  • NMDS Tier 1 clinic type of 080, 080.000 or 080.001.
  • NHCDC Tier 2 clinic type of 20.45, 20.50, 40.29 or 40.34.

All other appointments will be assigned a value of N (No).

Any appointment records in the NAPAAWL DC with a code of Y in the mental health indicator field will be excluded from reports of non-admitted activity.

Relational attributes

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Is formed using Appointment—clinic category for appointment, code AAA{A} WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017

Supersedes Appointment—mental health indicator, yes/no code A WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

Is formed using Clinic—non-admitted service type, code (Tier 2 v4.1) NN.NN WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017

Is formed using Clinic—outpatient clinic tier 1 type, code NNN.NNN WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2016-17 WA Health, Endorsed 30/05/2017

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