Separation mode code NN
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 30/04/2020|
A code set representing the status and destination of a patient at separation.
|Maximum character length:||2|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
CODE 40 Discharge/transfer to other health care accommodation (includes mothercraft hospitals)
In jurisdictions where mothercraft facilities are considered to be acute hospitals, patients separated to a mothercraft facility should have a mode of separation of Code 10. If the residential aged care service is the patient's place of usual residence then they should have a mode of separation of Code 22.
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Separation mode code N Health, Superseded 30/04/2020, Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015, ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Episode of admitted patient care—separation mode, code NN Health, Standard 30/04/2020