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Establishment—recurrent contracted care expenditure, National Health Reform Agreement 2011 product streams code N[N]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termRecurrent contracted care expenditure product streams
METeOR identifier:Help on this term718103
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 18/12/2019
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The product streams relating to the National Health Reform Agreement (NHRA) for total recurrent expenditure on the provision of contracted care by health-care services outside of the establishment (public or private, operating internally or externally) incurred by an establishment, as represented by a code.

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Data element concept:Establishment—recurrent contracted care expenditure
METeOR identifier:Help on this term686231
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 25/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 10/08/2018
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The recurrent expenditure on the provision of contracted care by health-care services outside of the establishment (public or private, operating internally or externally) incurred by an establishment.

Object class:Help on this termEstablishment
Property:Help on this termRecurrent contracted care expenditure

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Value domain:National Health Reform Agreement 2011 product streams code N[N]
METeOR identifier:Help on this term718098
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 18/12/2019
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A code set representing product streams developed under the National Health Reform Agreement (NHRA) 2011.

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Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[N]
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
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ValueMeaning
1Admitted acute care (excluding mental health care) (in-scope for the NHRA)
2Admitted subacute and non-acute care (excluding mental health care) (in-scope for the NHRA)
3Other admitted care (excluding mental health care) (in-scope for the NHRA)
4Admitted mental health care (in-scope for the NHRA)
5Emergency care services (in-scope for the NHRA)
6Non-admitted care (excluding emergency care) (in-scope for the NHRA)
7Direct teaching, training and research
8Commonwealth funded aged care
9Other aged care
10Non-admitted care (excluding emergency care) (out-of-scope for the NHRA)
11Admitted acute care (excluding mental health care) (out-of-scope for the NHRA)
12Admitted subacute and non-acute care (excluding mental health care) (out-of-scope for the NHRA)
13Other admitted care (excluding mental health care) (out-of-scope for the NHRA)
14Admitted mental health care (out-of-scope for the NHRA)
15Emergency care services (out-of-scope for the NHRA)
16Depreciation
88Other (out-of-scope for the NHRA)

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The scope of the NHRA should be defined using the most recent National Efficient Price Determination produced by the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA).

CODE 1   Admitted acute care (excluding mental health care) (in-scope for the NHRA)

The expenditure incurred by an establishment for admitted patients receiving acute care services deemed to be in-scope for the NHRA, including expenditure associated with the care of unqualified newborns (which would be reported under the mother's episode of care) but excluding mental health care.

CODE 2   Admitted subacute and non-acute care (excluding mental health care) (in-scope for the NHRA)

The expenditure incurred by an establishment for admitted patients receiving subacute and non-acute care services deemed to be in-scope for the NHRA, but excluding mental health care.

CODE 3   Other admitted care (excluding mental health care) (in-scope for the NHRA)

The expenditure incurred by an establishment for admitted patients receiving other care deemed to be in-scope for the NHRA, but excluding mental health care.

CODE 4   Admitted mental health care (in-scope for the NHRA)

The expenditure incurred by an establishment for admitted patients receiving mental health care services deemed to be in-scope for the NHRA. Mental health care is care in which the primary clinical purpose or treatment goal is improvement in the symptoms and/or psychosocial, environmental and physical functioning related to a patient's mental disorder. Mental health care:

  • is delivered under the management of, or regularly informed by, a clinician with specialised expertise in mental health;
  • is evidenced by an individualised formal mental health assessment and the implementation of a documented mental health plan; and
  • may include significant psychosocial components, including family and carer support.

CODE 5   Emergency care services (in-scope for the NHRA)

The expenditure incurred by an establishment on non-admitted patients receiving care through emergency care services deemed to be in-scope for the NHRA. Excludes admitted patients receiving care through the emergency department. The definition of emergency care services for activity based funding purposes is available at the IHPA website (IHPA 2019a).

CODE 6   Non-admitted care (excluding emergency care) (in-scope for the NHRA)

The expenditure incurred by an establishment on non-admitted patients receiving services deemed to be in-scope for the NHRA.

CODE 7   Direct teaching, training and research

The expenditure incurred by an establishment for direct teaching, training and research.

CODE 8   Commonwealth funded aged care

The expenditure incurred by an establishment for Australian Government funded aged care patients (these services could be provided to older people in residential or home based settings by establishments operating under either Multi-Purpose Service (MPS) models or non-MPS service models).

CODE 9   Other aged care

The expenditure incurred by an establishment for other aged care patients, excluding Australian Government funded aged care patients that are reported under Code 8.

CODE 10   Non-admitted care (excluding emergency care) (out-of-scope for the NHRA)

The expenditure incurred by an establishment on non-admitted patients receiving services deemed not to be in-scope for the NHRA.

CODE 11   Admitted acute care (excluding mental health care) (out-of-scope for the NHRA)

The expenditure incurred by an establishment for admitted patients receiving acute care (excluding mental health care) from services deemed not to be in-scope for the NHRA.

CODE 12   Admitted subacute and non-acute care (excluding mental health care) (out-of-scope for the NHRA)

The expenditure incurred by an establishment for admitted patients receiving subacute and non-acute care (excluding mental health care) from services deemed not to be in-scope for the NHRA.

CODE 13   Other admitted care (excluding mental health care) (out-of-scope for the NHRA)

The expenditure incurred by an establishment for admitted patients receiving other care (excluding mental health care) from services deemed not to be in-scope for the NHRA.

CODE 14   Admitted mental health care (out-of-scope for the NHRA)

The expenditure incurred by an establishment for admitted patients receiving mental health care from services deemed not to be in-scope for the NHRA. Refer to Code 4 for a definition of Mental health care.

CODE 15   Emergency care services (out-of-scope for the NHRA)

The expenditure incurred by an establishment for non-admitted patients receiving care from emergency care services deemed not to be in-scope for the NHRA.

The following codes are not considered to be product streams as identified in the NHRA, however they are required to be reported to allow reconciliation with the general ledger for the Local Hospital Network/ Public hospital establishment.

CODE 16   Depreciation

The expenditure incurred by an establishment on depreciation.

CODE 88   Other (out-of-scope for the NHRA)

The expenditure incurred by an establishment for services deemed not to be in-scope for the NHRA not reported elsewhere for a financial year.

Source and reference attributes

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Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

Reference documents:Help on this term

IHPA (Independent Hospital Pricing Authority) 2019a. National Efficient Price Determination 2019-20. IHPA, Sydney. Viewed 20 May 2019, https://www.ihpa.gov.au/publications/national-efficient-price-determination-2019-20

IHPA (Independent Hospital Pricing Authority) 2019b. National Efficient Cost Determination 2019-20. IHPA, Sydney. Viewed 24 May 2019, https://www.ihpa.gov.au/publications/national-efficient-cost-determination-2019-20

IHPA (Independent Hospital Pricing Authority) 2019c. National Pricing Model Technical Specifications 2019-20. IHPA, Sydney. Viewed 24 May 2019, https://www.ihpa.gov.au/publications/national-pricing-model-technical-specifications-2019-20

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Supersedes Establishment—recurrent contracted care expenditure, National Health Reform Agreement 2011 product streams code N[N] Health, Superseded 18/12/2019

See also Establishment—total recurrent expenditure, National Health Reform Agreement 2011 product streams code N[N] Health, Standard 18/12/2019

See also Establishment—total recurrent expenditure, National Health Reform Agreement 2011 product streams code N[N] Health, Superseded 18/12/2019

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Recurrent contracted care expenditure data element cluster Health, Standard 18/12/2019
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 09/09/2019

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