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Ambulatory care

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Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term749893
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 17/12/2021
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Care provided to hospital patients who are not admitted to the hospital, such as patients of emergency departments and outpatient clinics. The term is also used to refer to care provided to patients of community-based (non-hospital) health-care services.

Source and reference attributes

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Health Expenditure Advisory Committee

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AIHW 2007. Mental health services in Australia 2004–05. AIHW cat. no. HSE 47. Canberra: AIHW (Mental Health Series no. 9).

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Supersedes Ambulatory care Health, Superseded 17/12/2021

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Activity based funding: Mental health care NBEDS 2022–23 Health, Standard 17/12/2021

Ambulatory service unit identifier Health, Standard 17/12/2021

Ambulatory service unit name Health, Standard 17/12/2021

Community mental health care NMDS 2022–23 Health, Standardisation pending 22/10/2021

Mental health establishments NMDS 2022–23 Health, Standardisation pending 22/10/2021

Person—unit identifier type, mental health organisation type code NN Health, Standard 17/12/2021

Service contact—episode of care setting, code N Health, Standard 17/12/2021

Service provider setting origin code N Health, Candidate 06/10/2021

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