Episode of mental health care—episode end date, DDMMYYYY
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Episode of mental health care end date|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 17/01/2020|
The date on which an episode of mental health care is formally or statistically completed, expressed as DDMMYYYY.
|Data Element Concept:||Episode of mental health care—episode end date|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||8|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
For the purposes of activity based funding reporting, this item can be derived from existing data elements for admitted and residential patients.
Admitted patients: this item can be derived from Episode of admitted patient care—separation date, DDMMYYYY
Residential patients: this item can be derived from Episode of residential care—episode end date, DDMMYYYY
For the purposes of activity based funding reporting, the following information is applicable for ambulatory patients:
Statistical discharge (end of reference period) - this item must contain the last date of the reference period, which may not correspond with a reportable service contact.
Formal discharge - this item must occur on the same date as a reportable service contact.
Formal discharge may occur due to a discharge from the service or a period of inactivity. If the episode of mental health care has a period of inactivity that is greater than 120 days, the episode of care should be ended. In the case of an episode of care being ended for the reason of inactivity, the episode end date will be the date of the last service contact in the episode of care.
Source and reference attributes
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
|Related metadata references:|
See also Episode of admitted patient care—separation date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 01/03/2005, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 02/09/2016, Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015, ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018
Supersedes Episode of mental health care—episode end date, DDMMYYYY Health, Superseded 17/01/2020
See also Episode of residential care—episode end date, DDMMYYYY Health, Superseded 25/01/2018
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
Activity based funding: Mental health care NBEDS 2020–21 Health, Standard 17/01/2020