PHI 36/16

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PHI 36/16
11 May 2016
Release of Final Data Specifications for the HCP, HCP1 and PHDB 2016-17 Data Collections

This circular releases data specifications for the following 2016/17 Hospital Casemix Protocol and Private Hospital Data Bureau data collections, effective 1 July 2016: HCP - Hospital to Insurer; HCP1 - Insurer to Department; and PHDB - Hospital to Department. The GT-Dental and HCP2 data specification have not changed from the previous financial years.

A list of changes for 2016/17 can be found on the Department’s website alongside the data specifications.

The specifications and the associated Rules under the Private Health Insurance Act 2007, apply from 1 July 2016.

The revised data specifications and transition arrangements have been developed with the agreement and advice of insurers, service providers and software vendors.

The data specifications can be found on the Department’s website at:

http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/health-casemix-data-collections-about-HCP

and

http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/health-casemix-data-collections-about-PHDB

Any questions relating to the final data specifications should be sent to hcp@health.gov.au