|Title:||Recording of Home Enteral Nutrition for Activity Based Funding and Management|
|Document ID:||Operational Directive OD 0621/15|
|Date of issue:||Thursday, 30 July 2015|
|Status:||NO LONGER APPLICABLE|
|Description:||Commencing 1 July 2015, all public health services are required to record in a core Patient Administration System , the non-admitted activity for Home Enteral Nutrition (HEN).|
|Framework:||Information Management Policy Framework|
|Period of effect:||from 1 July 2015 to 1 July 2016|
|Review date:||1 July 2016|
|Authorised by:||Professor Bryant Stokes, A/Director General, Department of Health WA, 26-Jul-2015|
|Print version:||View print version|
Recording of Home Enteral Nutrition for Activity Based Funding and Management
This Operation Directive is applicable to all public hospitals and health services in Western Australia which provide outpatient services.
Enteral Nutrition (EN) is the term used for specifically formulated food that is consumed orally or administered via a feeding tube for the dietary management of individuals and HEN is the provision of EN in a home environment.
Commencing 1 July 2015, all public health services are required to record in a core Patient Administration System, the non-admitted activity for Home Enteral Nutrition (HEN). The activity information is required to be able to obtain funding in accordance with the Activity Based Funding (ABF), non-admitted activity based service events.
All activities are to be recorded regardless of the current payment arrangements of the HEN products and consumables: whether the Health Service pays all costs, partial costs or if the patient pays for their own HEN products and consumables.
For further information on recording and reporting non-admitted patient data refer to OD 0575/14
Professor Bryant Stokes
This circular last updated: Thursday, 30 July 2015 at 2:24pm