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Specialised mental health service—residual expenditure (support services), total Australian currency N[N(8)]

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Short name:Help on this termResidual expenditure (mental health service)—support services
METeOR identifier:Help on this term722147
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 16/01/2020
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Expenditure in Australian dollars by specialised mental health services that cannot be directly related to programs operated by a particular organisation or service unit (that is, can only be indirectly related to a particular organisation or service unit). It refers to the cost of administration and other support services provided at the region-level. Such services include regional administration, information systems, personnel, finance and accounting functions. These services are usually provided from a central pool of resources managed at a regional level.

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Data element concept:Specialised mental health service—residual expenditure (support services)
METeOR identifier:Help on this term295456
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/12/2004
ACT Health, Final 17/08/2018
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Expenditures by specialised mental health services that cannot be directly related to programs operated by a particular organisation or service unit (that is, can only be indirectly related to a particular organisation or service unit).  It refers to the cost of administration and other support services provided at the region-level. Such services include regional administration, information systems, personnel, finance and accounting functions. These services are usually provided from a central pool of resources managed at a regional level.

It also refers to the cost of administration and other support services provided at the organisation-level. Such services include corporate governance and administration, public relations, hospital administration, information systems, personnel, finance and accounting functions. These services are generally provided from a central pool of resources managed at the corporate level for all programs/business units of the organisation.

These costs generally represent only part of the organisation administrative and infrastructure overheads which may or may not be charged out against the mental health program.

Context:Help on this termSpecialised mental health service: to improve and substantiate financial reporting in relation to residual mental health care expenditure and assist in understanding differences in costs for similar specialised mental health service in different states or territories and regions, where these cost differences are due to differences in the extent to which support services and other services to residents/admitted patients and outpatients of an organisation or service unit may be provided by the organisation or service unit itself or by other bodies
Object class:Help on this termSpecialised mental health service
Property:Help on this termResidual expenditure

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Value domain:Total Australian currency N[N(8)]
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270563
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Early Childhood, Standard 21/05/2010
Disability, Standard 07/10/2014
Community Services (retired), Standard 27/04/2007
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018
Definition:Help on this termTotal number of Australian dollars.

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Representation class:Help on this termTotal
Data type:Help on this termCurrency
Format:Help on this termN[N(8)]
Maximum character length:Help on this term9
Unit of measure:Help on this termAustralian currency (AU$)

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Excludes payments to non-government organisations for services that are to be reported separately. These are payments for accommodation services, advocacy services, community awareness services, counselling services, independent living skills support services, pre-vocational training services, psychosocial support services, recreational services, respite services, self-help support group services and other unspecified services payments.

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Residual mental health expenditure is to be reported only at the level at which the expenditure occurred (state/territory, region or organisational), and should not be counted at more than one level. Expenditure should be reported for these categories, where applicable:

These services are usually provided from a central pool of resources managed at a regional level. Do not count these costs if they have been included in the expenditure reported by service delivery organisations within the region.

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Supersedes Specialised mental health service—residual expenditure (support services), total Australian currency N[N(8)] Health, Superseded 16/01/2020, ACT Health, Final 17/08/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Mental health establishments NMDS 2020–21 Health, Standard 16/01/2020

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