Title

The development of Version 2 of the AN-SNAP casemix classification system

RIS ID

22952

Publication Details

Green, J. P. & Gordon, R. (2007). The development of Version 2 of the AN-SNAP casemix classification system. Australian Health Review, 31 (Supplement 1), S68-S78.

Abstract

This paper presents the results of a recent review of the Australian National Sub-acute and Non-acute Patient (AN-SNAP) classification system. The AN-SNAP system was developed by the Centre for Health Service Development, University of Wollongong in 1997. The review was conducted between August 2005 and September 2006. Four clinical sub-committees comprising more than 50 clinicians from sub-acute services across New South Wales as well as representatives from Queensland and the Australian Capital Territory were established to develop a set of proposals to be considered for incorporation into Version 2 of the classification. It is proposed that the final AN-SNAP Version 2 classification will be available for implementation from 1 July 2007.

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