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Identifying and Definitional Attributes
Identifier
QH 040807
Version
3
Metadata Item Type
Data Element
Data Element Type
Data Element
Approval Status
Draft
12-Jun-2014  
Current
04-Aug-2014  
Approval Type
Standard
Approving Authority
-
Effective From
01-Jul-2014
Effective To
-
Definition
The type of contract between the purchaser of hospital care (contracting hospital or other purchaser) and the provider (contracted hospital) for an admitted or non-admitted service.
Context
Admitted patient care
Short Name
Contract type
Name in Other Contexts
-
Representational Attributes
Datatype
Numeric
Representation Class
Code
Format
N
Minimum Character Length
1
Maximum Character Length
1
Permissible Values
CodeDescription
1B
2ABA
3AB
4(A)B
5BA
Supplementary Values
-
Collection and Usage Attributes
Guide for Use
The purchaser of hospital care is termed A (this may be a hospital, health authority, Hospital and Health Service, or other purchaser).

The provider of hospital care is termed B (this must be a public or licensed private hospital).

CODE 1 Contract Type B
A Type 1 Contract Type is between a health authority (department or Hospital and Health Service) or other purchaser and a provider (contracted hospital). A health authority/other external purchaser contracts hospital B for an admitted service which is funded outside the standard funding arrangements.

CODE 2 Contract Type ABA
Patient admitted by Hospital A. Hospital A contracts Hospital B for admitted or non-admitted patient service. Patient returns to Hospital A on completion of service by Hospital B.

For example, a patient has a hip replacement at Hospital A, then receives aftercare at Hospital B, under contract to Hospital A. Complications arise and the patient returns to Hospital A for the remainder of care.

CODE 3 Contract Type AB
Patient admitted by Hospital A. Hospital A contracts Hospital B for admitted or non-admitted patient service. Patient does not return to Hospital A on completion of service by Hospital B.

For example, a patient has a hip replacement at Hospital A and then receives aftercare at Hospital B, under contract to Hospital A. Patient is separated from Hospital B.

CODE 4 Contract Type (A)B
This contract type occurs where a Hospital A contracts Hospital B for the whole episode of care. The patient does not attend Hospital A. 

For example, a patient is admitted for endoscopy at Hospital B under contract to Hospital A.

CODE 5 Contract Type BA
Hospital A contracts Hospital B for an admitted patient service following which the patient moves to Hospital A for remainder of care.

For example, a patient is admitted to Hospital B for a gastric resection procedure under contract to Hospital A and Hospital A provides aftercare.
Verification Rules
Queensland Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection (QHAPDC):
Must be a valid contract type code.
Must not be null if Episode of care-expected principal source of patient funding is 10 Other hospital or public authority (contracted care).
Collection Methods
-
Comment
-
Relational Attributes
Implementation in Metadata Sets

Otherrelational

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ViewMetadata Item TypeMetadata Set TypeNameAscendingIdentifier & VersionObligationEffective FromEffective To
Information AssetData CollectionQueensland Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection (QHAPDC)QH 020001 Version 1Conditional01-Jul-201430-Jun-2019
Information AssetData CollectionQueensland Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection (QHAPDC)QH 020001 Version 2Conditional01-Jul-2019
Data Supply RequirementHHS Service AgreementQueensland Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection (QHAPDC) Private Facility Data Supply Requirement (DSR) 2016-2017QH 020315 Version 1Conditional01-Jul-201630-Jun-2017
Data Supply RequirementHHS Service AgreementQueensland Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection (QHAPDC) Private Facility Data Supply Requirement (DSR) 2017-2018QH 020501 Version 1Conditional01-Jul-201730-Jun-2018
Data Supply RequirementHHS Service AgreementQueensland Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection (QHAPDC) Private Facility Data Supply Requirement (DSR) 2018-2019QH 020503 Version 1Conditional01-Jul-201830-Jun-2019
Data Supply RequirementHHS Service AgreementQueensland Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection (QHAPDC) Private Facility Data Supply Requirement (DSR) 2019-2020QH 020581 Version 1Conditional01-Jul-201930-Jun-2020
Data Supply RequirementHHS Service AgreementQueensland Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection (QHAPDC) Private Facility Data Supply Requirement (DSR) 2020-2021QH 020692 Version 1Conditional01-Jul-202030-Jun-2021
Data Supply RequirementHHS Service AgreementQueensland Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection (QHAPDC) Public Hospital Services Data Supply Requirement (DSR) 2016-2017QH 020314 Version 1Conditional01-Jul-201630-Jun-2017
Data Supply RequirementHHS Service AgreementQueensland Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection (QHAPDC) Public Hospital Services Data Supply Requirement (DSR) 2017-2018QH 020329 Version 1Conditional01-Jul-201730-Jun-2018
Data Supply RequirementHHS Service AgreementQueensland Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection (QHAPDC) Public Hospital Services Data Supply Requirement (DSR) 2018-2019QH 020504 Version 1Conditional01-Jul-201830-Jun-2019
Data Quality Declaration
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Source and Reference Attributes
Source Organisation
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Source Document
METeOR data element: Hospital-contract type, code N, identifier 270475, Health, Standard 01/03/2005 https://meteor.aihw.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/270475/meteorItemView/long