Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) prescription—number of times previously supplied, total number N[N]
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Number of times previously supplied|
|Definition:||For a given prescription, the total number of times that the prescribed medicinal product has previously been supplied to the patient or Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) consumer, including the original supply.|
|Data Element Concept:||Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) prescription—number of times previously supplied|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||2|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
For a 'single supply' prescription, this data item should have a value of 1 (representing the original and only supply).
For a prescription that allows for repeat supplies of the prescribed medicinal product, this data item should have a value of at least 1 (representing the original supply), up to a maximum of one less than the number of repeats specified by the prescriber.
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Department of Health|
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
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