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Annual Report 2018-2019 Administrator of the National Health Funding Pool



Annual Report 2018-2019 Administrator of the National Health Funding Pool

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N AT IO N AL H EA LT H F U N D IN G P O O L A N N U A L R EP O R T 20 18 1 9 119 The number of Public Hospital Services funded for each LocalHospital Network in accordance with the system of Activity Based Funding Section 241(2) (E) Local Hospital Network Number of ABF public hospital services funded (NWAU) 2018191 Estimate 2017182 Actual Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and HealthService 121,613 116,190 Central Queensland Hospital and HealthService 64,311 62,185 Childrens Health Queensland Hospital andHealth Service 78,941 78,680 Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service 82,688 79,512 Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service 209,318 200,289 Mackay Hospital and Health Service 53,557 51,016 Mater Misericordiae Health Service Brisbane 86,242 81,107 Metro North Hospital and Health Service 398,635 384,426 Metro South Hospital and Health Service 331,090 307,473 North West Hospital and Health Service 14,973 12,306 Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service 144,081 135,795 Townsville Hospital and Health Service 121,059 120,326 West Moreton Hospital and Health Service 72,832 73,556 Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service 84,702 82,139 Queensland Health Virtual LHN 26,661 2,310 QLD TOTAL 1,890,701 1,787,310 1 2018-19 NWAU as per the updated activity estimates as at the Administrators June 2019 Payment Advice. 2 2017-18 NWAU as per the 2017-18 annual reconciliation outcome, forming the basis of the Federal Financial Relations Determination 2017-18. The NWAU is the unit of measurement for the ABF system. It is a measure of health service activity expressed as a common unit, against which the NEP is paid. It provides a way of comparing and valuing each ABF public hospital service, by weighting it for its clinical complexity. States and Territories provide NWAU estimates at the start of each financial year for Commonwealth payment purposes. These estimates may be revised during the course of the year, and form the basis of Commonwealth funding until actual service volumes become available.