Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||NWAU17 Admitted Patients Monthly Results (Number)|
|Registration status:||Tasmanian Health, Archived 28/03/2019|
National Weighted Activity Units (NWAU), developed by the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA), measures hospital activity using a common unit of activity, termed NWAU.
The activity unit for 2017-18 onward will be the NWAU. The version of NWAU is 17 which denotes the financial period 2017-18. This NWAU will be used to cost all ED activity and Outpatients activities and price Admitted Patient activity.
For the purpose of the NWAU measure, only the Admitted Patient activity of the following splits are counted.
|Indicator set:||Service Agreement - Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania: 2017 Tasmanian Health, Archived 28/03/2019|
Collection and usage attributes
Sum of NWAU17 for Admitted Patients activity within the reporting period. Refer to Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) website and document titled National Efficient Price (NEP) for calculation rules.
The indicator is presented as a number.
Sum of NWAU National Weighted Activity Units
Number of NWAU
Specified disaggregation: Hospital and reporting month
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|Unit of measure:||Service event|