Data provided in monthly reports

The purpose of the monthly reports issued by the Administrator is to satisfy the reporting requirements of section 240 of the National Health Reform Act 2011 (external link, opens in a new window) [http://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/C2012C00746] (the Act). The reports contain the following information for the relevant month, with references to the Act shown:

  • The amounts funded by each state or territory (that is, paid into the state’s pool account and state managed fund), and the basis on which the payments were made - Section 240(1)(a)
  • The amounts funded by the Commonwealth (that is, paid into each state pool account), and the basis on which the payments were made - Section 240(1)(b)
  • The amounts paid from each state pool account to local hospital networks, state managed funds, or other organisations or funds, and the basis on which the payments were made - Section 240(1)(c)
  • The amounts paid from each state managed fund to local hospital networks or other organisations or funds, and the basis on which the payments were made - Section 240(1)(d)
  • The number of public hospital services funded for each local hospital network (including a running financial year total) in accordance with the activity based funding system - Section 240(1)(e)
  • The number of other public hospital services and functions funded from each state pool account or state managed fund (including a running financial year total). - Section 240(1)(f)

See Collecting data for monthly reports.

The tables and statements in each report provided are aligned to the Act as follows:

Report/Table Title Section 240 Alignment
National report Table 1 NHR funding and payments for each state and territory (1) (a)-(d)
National report Table 2a NHR funding by funding source for each state and territory (1) (a), (b)
National report Table 2b NHR funding by funding source for each state and territory YTD (1) (a), (b)
National report Table 3a NHR funding by funding type for each state and territory (1) (a), (b)
National report Table 3b NHR funding by funding type for each state and territory YTD (1) (a), (b)
National report Table 4 Estimated monthly, YTD and annual NWAU by each state and territory (1) (e), (f)
State report Basis for National Health Reform payments (1) (a), (c), (d)
State report Table 1a State pool account transactions (1) (a)-(c)
State report Table 1b State pool account transactions YTD (1) (a)-(c)
State report Table 2a State managed fund transactions (1) (a), (c), (d)
State report Table 2b State managed fund transactions YTD (1) (a), (c), (d)
State report Table 3 NHR funding and payments by service category (1) (a)-(d)
State report Table 4a NHR contributions by LHN (1) (c), (d)
State report Table 4b NHR contributions by LHN YTD (1) (c), (d)
State report Table 5 Estimated monthly, YTD and annual NWAU by LHN (1) (e), (f)
LHN report (ABF) Table 1a NHR payments to each LHN (1) (c), (d)
(Also aligned with LHN service agreements)
LHN report (ABF) Table 1b NHR payments to each LHN YTD (1) (c), (d)
(Also aligned with LHN service agreements)
LHN report (Block) Table 1 NHR payments to each LHN (1) (c), (d)
(Also aligned with LHN service agreements)
LHN report (ABF) Table 2 Estimated monthly, YTD and annual NWAU for each LHN (1) (e), (f)