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National Hospital Cost Data Collection (NHCDC) Public Hospitals Report - Round 23 (financial year 2018–19)

Date published: 16 February 2021

The National Hospital Cost Data Collection (NHCDC) Report and infographic present the results from the Round 23 NHCDC (financial year 2018–19). These documents describe the hospital costs submitted by jurisdictions for the following activity streams: admitted acute, non-admitted, emergency department, mental health, subacute and non-acute.

NHCDC Data Request Specifications, Round 23, (Financial year 2018-19)

The National Hospital Cost Data Collection (NHCDC) Data Request Specifications (DRS) contain detailed guidance regarding the submission of Round 23 NHCDC data.

NHCDC Public Hospitals Cost Report, Round 23 (Financial year 2018-19)

For Round 23, IHPA received data from 507 hospitals nationally.

Between Round 22 and Round 23, the number of unique hospitals increased by 11.9 per cent.

This includes six hospitals that submitted data previously, however, did not report data for Round 23. Nationally, 60 new hospitals reported cost data for Round 23, of these, 42 were mental health service hospitals.

The appendix to the NHCDC Report contains detailed tables relating to the collection and Data Quality Statements received from jurisdictions.

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