Service Agreement - Department of Health Tasmania: 2018, National Weighted Activity Units, 2018
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||NWAU17 Admitted Patients Monthly Results (Number)|
|Registration status:||Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 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 2018-19 onward will be the NWAU. The version of NWAU is 18 which denotes the financial period 2018-19. 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 Plan - Department of Health Tasmania: 2018 Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 28/03/2019|
Collection and usage attributes
Sum of NWAU18 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|