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Service Agreement - Department of Health Tasmania: 2018, Admitted patient episode coding (clinical coding) including contracted care - timeliness, 2018

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termAdmitted patient episode coding (clinical coding) including contracted care - timeliness
METeOR identifier:Help on this term700645
Registration status:Help on this termTasmanian Health, Endorsed 28/03/2019
Description:Help on this term

This KPI measures the percentage of admitted patient episodes coded within 42 days of the episode separation.

Indicator set:Help on this termService Plan - Department of Health Tasmania: 2018 Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 28/03/2019

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this term

This KPI is measured as a percentage.


All admitted patient episode separations within the specified assessment period are within scope.  The coding date (considered to be the date recorded against the principal diagnosis field in iPM) will be compared with the separation date.  All records not coded within 42 days of the separation date will be considered to fail.

Computation:Help on this term

100 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)

Numerator:Help on this term

Number of admitted patient episode separations for the KPI assessment period coded within 42 days

Denominator:Help on this term

Number of admitted patient episode separations including contracted care for the KPI assessment period

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termEpisode
Format:Help on this term

NN[N]

Accountability attributes

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2018-19 Service Agreement

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