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Service Plan - Department of Health Tasmania: 2019, Dental Weighted Activity Units (DWAUs), 2019

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Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termDental Weighted Activity Units (DWAUs)
METeOR identifier:Help on this term717936
Registration status:Help on this termTasmanian Health, Endorsed 24/07/2019
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A DWAU is a unit of activity.  Each dental service item from the Australian Dental Association schedule of services is attributed a relative value based on the price paid by the Commonwealth for dental services provided under the Department of Veterans Affairs Schedule of Dental Services.  The indicator is calculated by multiplying all services provided by their respective DWAU values and summing the totals.

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Services provided are multiplied by their respective DWAU value. The results per service are added for a total of DWAUs achieved.

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Sum of DWAU within the year-to-date reporting period

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Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termService event
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Relational attributes

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Supersedes Service Agreement - Department of Health Tasmania: 2018, Dental Weighted Activity Units (DWAUs), 2018 Tasmanian Health, Archived 24/07/2019

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