ABF Data Request Specifications 2017-18

Activity based funding data request specifications for the six monthly submission of 2017-18 financial year have been agreed as follows:

Admitted (includes data items for Acute, Mental Health and Sub-acute including Palliative Care)

Below are the ABF data request specifications for acute hospitalisations in an Excel workbook. The Excel workbook contains eight sheets "APC" sheet contains the overall specifications, the "PCC" sheet provides details of the items to be collected for each palliative care phase, the "ESWT Cluster Array Format" sheet shows how to form the elective surgery procedure array, the "ESWT Cluster Array Example" sheet presents an example of the elective surgery procedure array, the "Diagnosis array format" sheet provides extra detail and an example of how the diagnosis array is to be populated, the "AROC Impairment Codes 2012" sheet provided the list of valid AROC Impairment Codes, the "Example ABF Palliative Care" sheets contain examples of the data to be supplied for palliative care cases and the "File Naming Convention" sheet specifies how to name the data submission.

Emergency care

Below are the ABF data request specifications for Emergency care hospitalisations in an Excel workbook. The Excel workbook contains four sheets. "ES" sheet contains the specifications for the aggregated data collection, the "ED" sheet contains the specifications for the patient level collection, the "Example ES" sheet contains examples of the data to be supplied for aggregated Emergency Service hospital care presentations and the "File Naming Convention" sheet specifies how to name the data submission.

Non-admitted

Below are the ABF data request specifications for non-admitted hospital care in an Excel workbook. The Excel workbook contains five sheets. The "NAP Patient Level" sheet contains the specifications for the patient level collection, the "NAA Aggregate" sheet contains the specifications for the aggregated data collection, the "Tier 2 Version 4.1" sheet provided the list of valid Tier 2 – Version 4.1 clinics valid at 08/03/2016, the "Example NAA Aggregate" sheet contains examples of the data to be supplied for aggregated non-admitted hospital care cases and the "File Naming Convention" sheet specifies how to name the data submission.

Teaching Training & Research

Below are the ABF data request specifications for teaching training & research in an Excel workbook. The Excel workbook contains six sheets. The "TT" sheet contains the overall specifications for the teaching and training data collection, the "RS" sheet contains the specifications for the research data collections, the "Instruction data population" provides some guidance for populating the Profession or Specialty Types, the "Example TT" and "Example RS" sheet contains examples of the data to be supplied for teaching and training and research activities and the "File Naming Convention" sheet specifies how to name the data submission.

Mental Health Care

Below are the ABF data request specifications for mental health care in an Excel workbook. The Excel workbook contains seven sheets. The "MHCE" sheet contains the overall specifications for the mental health care episode level data, the "MHCP" sheets contains the overall specifications for the associated MJHC phase level data, the "ASC" sheet contains the overall specifications for the associated MHC ambulatory service contact data, the "Example MHCE", "Example MHCP" and "Example ASC" sheets provide examples of the MHC episode level data, phase level data, and ambulatory service contact data and the "File Naming Convention" sheet specifies how to name the data submission.

Sentinel Events

Below are the ABF data request specifications for sentinel events in an Excel workbook. The Excel workbook contains three sheets. The "SE" sheet contains the overall specifications for the sentinel events patient level data, the "Example SE" sheets provide examples of the sentinel events patient level data and the "File Naming Convention" sheet specifies how to name the data submission.


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