The National Mental Health Costing Study (2014)

The National Mental Health Costing Study (2014)

The Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) engaged HealthConsult, as leader of a consortium, to undertake a mental health costing study to inform the development of the Australian Mental Health Care Classification.  The costing study, which involves a six month prospective data collection, is being conducted in about 25 Australian public hospitals, community mental health services, and private hospitals.  The project commenced in February 2014 and was completed in March 2016.