ABF Data Request Specifications 2013-14

Activity based funding data request specifications for the quarterly submission of 2013/14 financial year have been agreed as follows:

  • Admitted (includes general items for Acute, Mental Health and Sub-acute including Palliative Care)
    Below are the ABF data request specifications for acute hospitalizations in an Excel workbook. The Excel workbook contains three sheets "APC data specs” sheet contains the overall specifications, the"Diagnosis array format” sheet provides extra detail and an example of how the diagnosis array is to be populated and the"ESWT Cluster Array Format” shows how to form the elective surgery procedure array. 
  • Admitted for specific additional Sub-acute items
    Below are the ABF data request specifications for sub-acute hospitalisations in an Excel workbook. The Excel workbook contains four sheets "Subacute & nonacute” sheet contains the specifications for the additional sub-acute items requested to be collected at a patient level, the "Palliative” sheet provides details of the items to be collected for each palliative care phase, the "Eg ABF Admitted SAC DSS”sheet contains examples of the data to be supplied for sub-acute cases and the "AROC Impairment Codes 2012” sheet provided the list of valid AROC Impairment Codes. 
  • Emergency care
    Below are the ABF data request specifications for Emergency care hospitalisations in an Excel workbook. The Excel workbook contains two sheets “Emergency Services Care DRS” sheet contains the specifications for the aggregated data collection, the “Emergency Department Care DRS” sheet contains the specifications for the patient level collection. 
  • Non-admitted
    Below are the ABF data request specifications for non-admitted hospital care in an Excel workbook. The Excel workbook contains four sheets the “ABF NAP Patient level DRS” sheet contains the specifications for the patient level collection, the “ABF NAP Aggregate DRS” sheet contains the specifications for the aggregated data collection, the “Tier 2 Version 2.0” sheet provided the list of valid Tier 2 – Version 2.0 clinics valid at 25/02/2013 and the “Example ABF NAP Aggregate” sheet contains examples of the data to be supplied for aggregated non-admitted hospital care cases. 

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