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Appointment—client type, code AA

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termAppointment client type code
Synonymous names:Help on this termAPP_CLIENT_TYPE_CODE
METeOR identifier:Help on this term643515
Registration status:Help on this termWA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017
Definition:Help on this term

The code that represents the type of patient, based on the health care setting the patient is attached to at the time of the appointment.

Data Element Concept:Appointment—client type

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termAA
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
CCContinuing care
EDEmergency Department
EXExternal
IPInpatient
OPOutpatient
PHPrimary Health
Supplementary values:Help on this term
UNUnknown
NSNot specified

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This data element is used to determine a non-admitted patient service event when the client type is coded as OP (Outpatient), UN (Unknown) or NS (Not specified).

All other codes for this data element are out of the scope of a non-admitted patient service event. 

Those records in the NAPAAWL DC that do not have a client type of OP (Outpatient), UN (Unknown) or NS (Not specified) are excluded from counts of non-admitted patient service events.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Appointment—client type, code AA WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

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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