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NWAU calculators 2015–16

To assist in applying the NEP15 price weights and adjustments, IHPA released operating versions of the National Weighted Activity Unit (NWAU) calculators described in the National Pricing Model Technical Specification 2015-16. The introductory steps required to download and operate the calculators in Microsoft Excel are set out in the Explanatory Notes.

NWAU calculators are available for each service stream.  Excel-based NWAU calculators are provided on the IHPA website. SAS-based calculators have been provided to jurisdictions and are available on request by emailing enquiries.ihpa [at]


Service Stream .xls format .xlsb format
Acute Admitted Services
Subacute and Non-Acute Admitted Services
Emergency Department Services

Non-Admitted Outpatient Services



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