Appointment—client type, code AA
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Appointment client type code|
|Registration status:||WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017|
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
|Maximum character length:||2|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
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.
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Appointment—client type, code AA 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