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Definition

GP-type service use per 1,000 population.

Indicator Summary

Numerator
Number of non-referred (GP) attendances claimed through the Medicare Benefits Schedule.
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Denominator
Total population
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Computation
Includes GP/VRGP non-referred attendances; Enhanced primary care; Practice nurse services; Other non-referred attendances

The definition of non-referred (GP) attendances is kept consistent with Medical Benefits Schedule (MBS) classifications. GP-type services are defined by MBS items under broad type of services groups A, B, M and O.

Presented per 1,000 population.

Rates are directly age-standardised to the Australian population as at …
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Disaggregation

Calculation rules

Computation Rule
Description
Includes GP/VRGP non-referred attendances; Enhanced primary care; Practice nurse services; Other non-referred attendances

The definition of non-referred (GP) attendances is kept consistent with Medical Benefits Schedule (MBS) classifications. GP-type services are defined by MBS items under broad type of services groups A, B, M and O.

Presented per 1,000 population.

Rates are directly age-standardised to the Australian population as at 30 June 2001.
Numerators
Number of non-referred (GP) attendances claimed through the Medicare Benefits Schedule.
Denominators
Total population
Disaggregation

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