Service contact—service date, DDMMYYYY
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Service contact date|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 25/01/2018|
The date on which a health service contact is made between a health care provider and one or more persons for assessment, care, consultation and/or treatment, expressed as DDMMYYYY.
|Data Element Concept:||Service contact—service date|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||8|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
For the purposes of activity based funding reporting, this data element can be derived from existing data elements.
Specialised ambulatory mental health care: This item can be derived from Mental health service contact—service contact date, DDMMYYYY.
Non-specialised ambulatory mental health care: This item can be derived from Non-admitted patient service event—service date, DDMMYYYY.
The service contact is required for clinical audit and other quality assurance purposes.
|Related metadata references:|
See also Mental health service contact—service contact date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 07/02/2013, ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018
See also Non-admitted patient service event—service date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 25/01/2018
Supersedes Service contact—service date, DDMMYYYY Health, Superseded 25/01/2018, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 16/03/2016
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
All attributes +
Activity based funding: Mental health care NBEDS 2018-19 Health, Superseded 12/12/2018
Activity based funding: Mental health care NBEDS 2019-20 Health, Superseded 17/01/2020
Activity based funding: Mental health care NBEDS 2020–21 Health, Standard 17/01/2020