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Mental Health Australia webinar on the Australian Mental Health Care Classification

Date published: 16 September 2015

A webinar with Mental Health Australia and the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority.

The benefits to the mental health community of having a good classification system are: 

  • increased transparency and improve cost predictiveness
  • accurate and consistent data about the services provided across different mental health care settings
  • a better understanding of mental health consumers and the services they are receiving
  • support for new models of mental health care being used across states and territories
  • potential for improved planning and distribution of resources
  • ability to undertake performance benchmarking across similar services.
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