You are here
National Hospital Cost Data Collection, Data Request Specifications, Round 20, (Financial year 2015-16)21 September 2016
The National Hospital Cost Data Collection (NHCDC) Data Request Specifications (DRS) list the data elements to be submitted to IHPA and include the validation rules which will be applied to the data on submission.
As prescribed in Section 225 of the National Health Reform Act 2011 (the Act), the objectives of the IHPA Work Program are to:
- set out IHPA’s work program for the coming year; and
- invite interested persons (including states and territories) to make submissions to the Pricing Authority about the work program up to 30 days after publication.
An extract of Section 225 of the Act is attached at Appendix 1
National Hospital Cost Data Collection, Independent Financial Review, Round 18 (Financial year 2013-14)7 March 2016
The National Hospital Cost Data Collection (NHCDC) is the primary data collection that the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) relies on to calculate the National Efficient Price used for the funding of public hospital services. To ensure that the quality of NHCDC data is robust and fit-for-purpose, IHPA commissions an independent financial review to assess whether all participating hospitals have included appropriate costs and patient activity.
This document provides the technical specifications for how the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) developed the Activity Based Funding (ABF) models for the service streams to be funded for the National Efficient Price (NEP) and the National Efficient Cost (NEC) Determinations for 2016-17.
National Hospital Cost Data Collection, Public Hospitals Cost Report, Round 18 (Financial year 2013-14)11 February 2016
The National Hospital Cost Data Collection (NHCDC) is a unique collection and remarkable evidence base that is used across the Australian health system.
National Hospital Cost Data Collection, Private Sector Cost Report, Financial year 2013-14 (Round 18)27 January 2016
The private sector National Hospital Cost Data Collection (NHCDC) is a voluntary collection that produces a range of hospital cost and activity information by Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Groups (AR-DRG). This report includes the findings from Round 18 (financial year 2013-14) of the NHCDC for acute admitted care provided by overnight private hospitals.