Hospital Casemix Protocol (HCP)

The HCP data set is a valuable source of information for the private health industry.

Page last updated: 20 May 2016

The collection includes clinical, demographic and financial information for privately insured admitted patient services. The collection has episodic, benefit and charge data for privately insured admitted patient episodes nationally from 1996/97. The collection is unique and is a valuable tool for services evaluation and research for both industry and Government.

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Reporting Requirements for Hospitals/Insurers (PDF 2616 KB)
Reporting Requirements for Hospitals/Insurers (Word 19 KB)

Note:

There are two types of HCP specifications: One for hospitals to funds and the other for funds to the Commonwealth.

Current Specifications (2016/17 Collection Period)

Changes to the data specification 2016/17

  • HCP2 – Insurer to Department data specifications remain current for 2015/16. Please refer to 2013/14 & 2014/15 HCP2 specifications below.
  • GT-Dental – Insurer to Department data specifications remain current for 2015/16. Please refer to 2013/14 & 2014/15 GT-Dental specifications below.

Specifications (2015/16 Collection Period)

  • HCP2 - Insurer to Department data specifications remain current for 2015/16
    Please refer to 2013/14 & 2014/15 HCP2 specifications below.
  • GT-Dental - Insurer to Department data specifications remain current for 2015/16
    Please refer to 2013/14 & 2014/15 GT-Dental specifications below.


Specifications (2013/14 & 2014/15 Collection Period)


Specifications (2012/13 Collection Period)


Effective 1 November 2012 - 30 June 2013


Specifications (2011/12 Collection Period)


Specifications (2010/11 Collection Period)


Related Private Health Insurance Circulars

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