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Patient episode of care setting code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term676209
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 25/01/2018
Definition:Help on this term

A code set representing a patient's episode of care setting.

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
1Admitted patient—specialised mental health care unit
2Admitted patient—other
3Community patient—specialised mental health care unit
4Residential patient—specialised mental health care unit
5Emergency department patient
6Community patient—other
Supplementary values:Help on this term
8Unknown
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1   Admitted patientspecialised mental health care unit

This code is used for a patient who is admitted to a specialised mental health service that provides overnight care in a psychiatric hospital, a specialised mental health unit in an acute hospital or a specialised mental health care hospital-in-the-home service.

 

CODE 2    Admitted patientother

This code is used for a patient who is admitted to a hospital service (including hospital-in-the-home) outside a designated psychiatric unit.

 

CODE 3    Community patientspecialised mental health care unit

This code is used for a patient who is in a specialised mental health service that provides mental health care within a community setting and is not admitted to an inpatient facility.

 

CODE 4    Residential patientspecialised mental health care unit

This code is used for a patient who is in a specialised mental health service that provides overnight care within a domestic-like environment. Residential mental health services may include rehabilitation, treatment or extended care.

 

CODE 5    Emergency department patient

This code is used for a patient who is in a hospital emergency department or emergency service.

 

CODE 6    Community patientother

This code is used for a patient who is in a community care service that provides care in either the community and/or hospital-based ambulatory care setting outside of a specialised mental health service. These services may include hospital outpatient clinics.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Patient episode of care setting code N Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Service contact—episode of care setting, code N Health, Superseded 17/12/2021

Service contact—episode of care setting, code N Health, Standard 17/12/2021

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