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Definition

Expenditure measured in Australian dollars on indirect health care related to central administrations, for a financial year.

Components

Data Element (this item)

Representation

This representation is based on the value domain for this data element, more information is available at " Total Australian currency N[N(8)] ".
Data Type Currency
Format N[N(8)]
Maximum character length 9

Comments

Guide for use:

To be provided at the state level. Expenditures relating to central health administration, research and planning for central and regional offices of State, Territory and Commonwealth health authorities and related departments (e.g. the Department of Veterans' Affairs).

Record values up to hundreds of millions of dollars. Rounded to the nearest whole dollar.

Origin:
National Health Data Committee

Comments:
Resources Working Party members were concerned about the possibility of double-counting of programs at the hospital and again at the state level and were also concerned at the lack of uniformity between states. Where possible expenditure relating to programs operated by hospitals should be at the hospital level.

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Inclusion in Data Set Specifications 10
Inclusion in Data Distributions 0
As a numerator in an Indicator 0
As a denominator in an Indicator 0
As a disaggregation in an Indicator 0