This section presents information on the main sources of funding for non-admitted patient services, including:
In 2020–21, non-admitted patient activity is measured using data from 2 different sources:
Non-admitted patient services are funded through a range of channels. The funding sources have been assigned to the following four broad categories:
Additional information about key terms can be found in the 'More information about the data' section below.
In the data visualisation below, you can explore clinic-level data on non-admitted patient service events by:
Data on expenditure on non-admitted patient care services is not available as part of this data collection, however information about spending on public hospitals in Australia can be found on the Spending on hospitals page of the MyHospitals site.
Spending on non-admitted patients
All data in these visualisations are available for download in the Data & downloads section of the MyHospitals website.
This table shows the number of individual and group service events in 2020–21. Data is presented by funding source. National data is available. In 2020–21, there were a total of 46,846,617 individual and group service events.
Tier 2 Clinic Type
This table shows the number of non-admitted patient service events in 2020–21. Data is presented by Tier 2 clinic class and funding source. National data is available. In 2020–21, there were 20,408,671 allied health and/or clinical nurse specialist clinic service events.
In 2020–21, of the 46.8 million total service events reported to the non-admitted patient data collections:
The source of funding for non-admitted patient service events varies by clinic type and across states and territories.
More information on these data are available in the Non-admitted patient care 2020–21 data tables, refer to tables 4.1–S4.5.
Definitions of the terms used in this section are available in the Glossary and technical specifications are available in the Info & Downloads area, in the About the data section.
There are four funding sources that could be assigned to non-admitted patient care service events:
Tier 2 clinic class
Tier 2 clinic class categorises a hospital’s non-admitted services into classes which are generally based on the nature of the service provided and the type of clinician providing the service.
The major categories are:
More information about Tier 2 clinic classes can be found in the section Non-admitted patient service events in the Non-admitted patient activity area of the MyHospitals site. Alternatively, the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) website contains information on the Tier 2 Non-Admitted Services Classification.
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