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Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) prescription—specialty of prescriber, group code NN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termSpecialty group of prescriber
METeOR identifier:Help on this term600681
Registration status:Help on this termCommonwealth Department of Health, Standard 17/12/2015
Definition:Help on this termThe broad field of specialty of the authorised health professional responsible for the writing and signing of a prescription for a medicinal product included in the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) prescription—specialty of prescriber

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termNN
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
01General practitioner (GP)
02Specialist
03Allied health professional
04Dental practitioner

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termMore detailed versions of this value domain, including codes at the major field of specialty level and the subspecialty level, are also available.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termDepartment of Health

Data element attributes

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termDepartment of Health

Relational attributes

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See also Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) prescription—specialty of prescriber, major specialty code NNNN Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 17/12/2015

See also Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) prescription—specialty of prescriber, subspecialty code NNNNNN Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 17/12/2015

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) state/territory data extract 2013-14 Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 17/12/2015

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