Service Plan - Department of Health Tasmania: 2019, National Weighted Activity Units (NWAUs), 2019
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||NWAU19 monthly results|
|Registration status:||Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 24/07/2019|
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 2019-20 onward will be the NWAU. The version of NWAU is 19 which denotes the financial period 2019-20. This NWAU will be used to cost all emergency department, outpatients activities and price admitted patient activities.
For the purpose of the NWAU measure, only the admitted patient activities of the following splits are counted.
Collection and usage attributes
Sum of NWAU19 for emergency department, outpatients activities and price admitted patient activities 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 within the reporting period
Number of NWAU
Specified disaggregation: Hospital, hospital service activities and reporting month
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|Unit of measure:||Service event|
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Supersedes Service Agreement - Department of Health Tasmania: 2018, National Weighted Activity Units, 2018 Tasmanian Health, Archived 24/07/2019