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Episode start mode code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term676144
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 25/01/2018
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A code set representing the reason for the commencement of an episode of mental health care.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Start of a new episode of care/statistical admission
2Start of a new reference period
3Start of expected short concurrent residential stay (on leave from other residential mental health service)
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Unknown/not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1   Start of a new episode of care/statistical admission

Refers to the formal start of an episode of care or the statistical start of an admitted patient episode of care.

CODE 2   Start of a new reference period

Refers to the statistical start of a residential or ambulatory mental health care episode necessary at the commencement of a reporting period (i.e. calendar or financial year).

CODE 3   Start of expected short concurrent residential stay (on leave from other residential mental health service)

Refers to the start of an expected short concurrent residential stay when a resident is on leave from the original residential mental health service with the intention of return. This code is only applicable for residential patients.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Episode start mode code N Health, Superseded 25/01/2018, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Superseded 01/02/2018

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Episode of mental health care—episode start mode, code N Health, Standard 25/01/2018

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