PHI 33/19 Release of final 2019-20 data specifications for the HCP, HCP1, HCP2, GT-Dental, and PHDB data collections

Page last updated: 05 June 2019

PHI 33/19 Release of final 2019-20 Data Specifications for HCP, HCP1, GT-Dental and PHDB data collections (PDF 115 KB)
This circular releases 2019-20 data specifications for the following Hospital Casemix Protocol and Private Hospital Data Bureau data collections, effective 1 July 2019:

  • HCP - Hospital to Insurer;
  • HCP1 - Insurer to Department;
  • HCP2 - Insurer to Department;
  • GT-Dental - Insurer to Department; and
  • PHDB - Hospital to Department.
A list of changes for 2019-20 can be found on the Department’s website alongside the data specifications (see links below). Any changes from the previous year’s specifications are indicated in those documents in red text. The specifications and the associated Rules under the Private Health Insurance Act 2007, apply from 1 July 2019. The revised data specifications 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://www1.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/health-casemix-data-collections-about-HCP

and

http://www1.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