Data Plans

Under the National Health Reform Agreement the Administrator is required to develop a rolling three year Data Plan outlining the minimum level of data required from jurisdictions.

Latest data plan

Data Plan 2016-17 to 2018-19 - PDF (992 kB) The Administrator's determination of the minimum level of data required from jurisdictions.
23 May 2016

Previous data plans

Data Plan 2015-16 to 2017-18 - PDF (419 kB) The Administrator's determination of the minimum level of data required from jurisdictions.
1 July 2015
Data Plan 2014-15 to 2016-17 - PDF (764 kB) The Administrator's determination of the minimum level of data required from jurisdictions.
14 March 2014
Data Plan 2013-14 to 2015-16 - PDF (1.42MB) The Administrator's determination of the minimum level of data required from jurisdictions.
16 May 2013

File Specifications

File Specifications - 2016-17 Data plan

File Specification for Data Submissions 2016-17 to 2018-19 This file specification document sets out the technical details of the data to be provided to the Administrator by jurisdictions in accordance with the Administrator’s Three Year Data Plan 2016-17 to 2018-19
Provision of service estimates Service Estimate Provision Template 2016-17 Service Estimate Provision Template 2016-17
Reconciliation requirements File Specification for Submission B 2016-17 File Specification for Submission B 2016-17
Monthly reporting requirements File Specification for Monthly Reporting 2016-17 File Specification for Monthly Reporting 2016-17

File Specifications - 2015-16 Data plan

File Specification for Data Submissions 2015-16 to 2017-18 This file specification document sets out the technical details of the data to be provided to the Administrator by jurisdictions in accordance with the Administrator’s Three Year Data Plan 2015-16 to 2017-18
Provision of service estimates Service Estimate Provision Template 2015-16 Service Estimate Provision Template 2015-16
Reconciliation requirements File Specification for Submission A 2015-16 File Specification for Submission A 2015-16
File Specification for Submission B 2015-16 File Specification for Submission B 2015-16
File Specification for MBS and PBS 2015-16 File Specification for MBS and PBS 2015-16
Monthly reporting requirements File Specification for Monthly Reporting 2015-16 File Specification for Monthly Reporting 2015-16

File Specifications - 2014-15 Data plan

File Specification for Data Submissions 2014-15 This file specification document sets out the technical details of the data to be provided to the Administrator by jurisdictions in accordance with the Administrator’s Three Year Data Plan 2014-15 to 2016-17
Provision of service estimates Service Estimate Provision Template 2014-15 Service Estimate Provision Template 2014-15
Reconciliation requirements File Specification for Submission A 2014-15 File Specification for Submission A 2014-15
File Specification for Submission B 2014-15 File Specification for Submission B 2014-15
File Specification for MBS and PBS 2014-15 File Specification for MBS and PBS 2014-15
Monthly reporting requirements File Specification for Monthly Reporting 2014-15 File Specification for Monthly Reporting 2014-15

File Specifications - 2013-14 Data plan

File Specification for Data Submissions (D13-11752) This file specification document sets out the technical details of the data to be provided to the
Administrator by jurisdictions in accordance with the Administrator’s Three Year Data Plan 2013-14 to 2015-16
Provision of service estimates 1 - Service Estimate Provision Template Service Estimate Provision Template
Reconciliation requirements 2 - Admitted Patient ABF 2013-14 Submission A – Admitted Patient ABF 2013-14
3 - Emergency Department 2013-14 Submission A – Emergency Department 2013-14
4 - Emergency Services 2013-14 Submission A – Emergency Services 2013-14
5 - Non-admitted Aggregate Level 2013-14 Submission A – Non-admitted Aggregate Level 2013-14
6 - Non-admitted Patient Level 2013-14 Submission A – Non-admitted Patient Level 2013-14
7 - Sub-acute and Non-acute ABF 2013-14 Submission A – Sub-acute and Non-acute Admitted 2013-14
8 - Submission B File Submission B – File Specification
9 - DHS Output File DHS Output File (provided to the Administrator)
10 - DHS Jurisdiction Response File DHS Jurisdiction Response File
11 - MBS Claims File MBS Claims File
12 - PBS Claims File PBS Claims File
Monthly reporting requirements 13 - Monthly Reporting - Data Element Descriptions Monthly Reporting Data Element Descriptions
14 - Monthly Reporting - Code Lists Monthly Reporting Code Lists
15 - Monthly Reporting - Transition template Monthly Reporting Transition Template