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Definition

The scope of this dataset is direct government and government-funded expenditure on health and health–related goods and services.

The purpose of this NMDS is to provide an enhanced understanding of the overall financial resources (recurrent and capital) used by the health system, and of unit costs and performance; to enable greater comparability of health expenditure data between jurisdictions and over time; and to provide a more efficient compilation of national reports and analyses on government funded health expenditure.

Scope links with other NMDSs

  • National Public Hospital Establishments NMDS
  • Mental Health Establishments NMDS

Metadata items in this Data Set Specification

Below is a list of all the components within this Dataset Specification.
Each entry includes the item name, whether the item is optional, mandatory or conditional and the maximum times the item can occur in a dataset.
If the items must occur in a particular order in the dataset, the sequence number is included before the item name.


Comments

Guide for use:

The GHE NMDS consists of 5 mandatory data clusters and 1 conditional data cluster.

The first two data elements named in each data cluster form one of the two axes of a matrix that combine to provide all data in Australian dollars.

Data are to be reported in Australian dollars except when reporting the State/Territory identifier of the Jurisdiction.

Comments:

Scope links with other NMDSs

  • National Public Hospital Establishments NMDS
  • Mental Health Establishments NMDS

References

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Relation Count
As a numerator in an Indicator 0
As a denominator in an Indicator 0
As a disaggregation in an Indicator 0