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released: 24 Feb 2016 author: AIHW

The Maternity Care Classification System, or MaCCS, was developed as part of the National Maternity Data Development Project to provide a comprehensive classification system for maternity models of care operating in Australia. This report describes a pilot test that was conducted as part of the data development work on an important element of the MaCCS: the Maternity Model of Care Data Set Specification. Included in the report is a background description of the work, methodology, logistics and the results of the pilot.

ISBN 978-1-74249-890-4; Cat. no. PER 74; 131pp.; $17

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material 
    • Title and verso details
    • Abbreviations
    • Acknowledgments
    • Contents
    • Summary
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction and background
    • 2 Maternity Model of Care Data Set Specification
    • 3 Methodology
    • 4 Results
      • 4.1 Results by data element
    • 5 Conclusion
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      •  Appendix A: Pilot hospital details
      • Appendix B: Pilot documentation
      • Appendix C: Summary of recommendations
      • Appendix D: Tables used in analysis
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • List of boxes
    • Related publications

Recommended citation

AIHW 2016. Maternity Care Classification System: Maternity Model of Care Data Set Specification national pilot report November 2014. Cat. no. PER 74. Canberra: AIHW.

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