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Definition

A patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the number and types of patients treated in a hospital to the resources required by the hospital, as represented by a code.

Components

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References

Eagar K. et al (1997). The Australian National Sub-acute and Non-acute Patient Classification (AN-SNAP): Report of the National Sub-acute and Non-acute Casemix Classification Study. Centre for Health Service Development, University of Wollongong. Viewed 18 September 2012, http://ahsri.uow.edu.au/content/groups/public/@web/@chsd/
documents/doc/uow082315.pdf


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Use within a Question 0
As a numerator in an Indicator 0
As a denominator in an Indicator 0
As a disaggregation in an Indicator 0