Episode start mode code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
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|Registration status:||Health, Standard 23/12/2020|
A code set representing the reason for the commencement of an episode of mental health care.
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Collection and usage attributes
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CODE 1 Start of a new episode of care/statistical admission
Refers to the formal start of an episode of care or the statistical start of an admitted patient episode of care.
CODE 2 Start of a new reference period
Refers to the statistical start of a residential or ambulatory mental health care episode necessary at the commencement of a reporting period (i.e. calendar or financial year).
CODE 3 Start of expected short concurrent residential stay (on leave from other residential mental health service)
Refers to the start of an expected short concurrent residential stay when a resident is on leave from the original residential mental health service with the intention of return. This code is only applicable for residential patients.
Source and reference attributes
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
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Supersedes Episode start mode code N Health, Superseded 23/12/2020
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Episode of mental health care—episode start mode, code N Health, Standard 23/12/2020