Hospital Casemix Protocol (HCP) and Private Hospital Data Bureau (PHDB) Historical Data Specifications

Page last updated: 05 June 2019

HCP Historical Data Specifications

Note: There are two types of HCP specifications: One for hospitals to funds and the other for funds to the Commonwealth.

Specifications (2018/19 Collection Period)

Changes to the data specification 2018/19

General Treatment ( GT) Dental


Specifications (2017/18 Collection Period)

Changes to the data specification 2017/18

Specifications (2016/17 Collection Period)

Changes to the data specification 2016/17

  • HCP2 – Insurer to Department data specifications remain current for 2015/16. Please refer to 2013/14 & 2014/15 HCP2 specifications below.

GT-Dental – Insurer to Department data specifications 2013/14

Specifications (2015/16 Collection Period)

  • HCP2 - Insurer to Department data specifications remain current for 2015/16
    Please refer to 2013/14 & 2014/15 HCP2 specifications below.
  • GT-Dental - Insurer to Department data specifications remain current for 2015/16
    Please refer to 2013/14 & 2014/15 GT-Dental specifications below.

Specifications (2013/14 & 2014/15 Collection Period)

Specifications (2012/13 Collection Period)

Effective 1 November 2012 - 30 June 2013

Specifications (2011/12 Collection Period)

Specifications (2010/11 Collection Period)

PHDB Historical Data Specifications


Specifications (2018/19 Collection Period)

Changes to the data specification 2018/19

Specifications (2017/18 Collection Period)

Changes to the data specification 2017/18

Specifications (2016/17 Collection Period)

Changes to the data specification 2016/17

Specifications (2015/16 Collection Period)

Specifications (2013/14 and 2014/15 Collection Period)

Specifications (2012/13 Collection Period)

Effective 1 November 2012 - 30 June 2013

Specifications (2011/12 Collection Period)

Specifications (2010/11 Collection Period)


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