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Service contact—patient/client participation indicator, Yes/no/unknown code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPatient/client participation indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term717803
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 17/01/2020
Definition:Help on this term

An indicator of whether the patient/client has participated in a service contact, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Service contact—patient/client participation indicator

Value domain attributes

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
1Yes
2No
Supplementary values:Help on this term
8Unknown

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Service contacts are not restricted to in-person communication but can include telephone, video link or other forms of direct communication.

CODE 1   Yes

This code is to be used for service contacts between a mental health service provider and the patient/client in whose clinical record the service contact would normally warrant a dated entry, where the patient/client is participating.

CODE 2   No

This code is to be used for service contacts between a mental health service provider and a third party(ies) where the patient/client, in whose clinical record the service contact would normally warrant a dated entry, is not participating.

Collection methods:Help on this term

For the purposes of activity based funding this item can be derived from existing data elements.

Specialised ambulatory - mental health care service contacts: this item can be derived from Mental health service contact—patient/client participation indicator, yes/no/unknown code N

Non-specialised ambulatory - non-admitted patient service events: For these events the indicator should always indicate Yes, unless the reported service event is an occurrence of a multidisciplinary case conference where the patient is not present.

Relational attributes

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See also Mental health service contact—patient/client participation indicator, yes/no/unknown code N Health, Superseded 20/01/2021, ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

See also Mental health service contact—patient/client participation indicator, yes/no/unknown code N Health, Standard 20/01/2021

Has been superseded by Service contact—patient/client participation indicator, Yes/no/unknown code N Health, Standardisation pending 22/10/2021

Supersedes Service contact—patient/client participation indicator, yes/no code N Health, Superseded 17/01/2020

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
All attributes +

Activity based funding: Mental health care NBEDS 2020–21 Health, Superseded 23/12/2020

DSS specific attributes +

Activity based funding: Mental health care NBEDS 2021–22 Health, Standard 23/12/2020

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