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Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) prescription—patient payment category, code X

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPatient payment category
METeOR identifier:Help on this term600989
Registration status:Help on this termCommonwealth Department of Health, Standard 17/12/2015
Definition:Help on this termThe original payment vote of the patient or Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) consumer for whom the prescription is dispensed, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) prescription—patient payment category

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termX
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
blankPrescription processed before the payment category was set
CPrescriptions paid where a valid non-Safety Net entitlement card has been presented
GPrescriptions paid where a valid Safety Net entitlement card has been presented
HPrescriptions paid where a valid Safety Net entitlement card, dated from 1991 or later, has been presented and where the patient previously had an Safety Net entitlement card
NPrescriptions paid where a valid Safety Net entitlement card, dated from 1991 or later, has been presented and where the patient previously had a non-Safety Net entitlement card
XGeneral, Prescriber Bag Order Form, Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (RPBS) and stoma prescriptions processed after the payment category was set
Supplementary values:Help on this term
UUnknown

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE U   Unknown

This code is used in cases where the patient payment category cannot be determined.

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—patient category, entitlement code AA Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 17/12/2015

See also Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) prescription—patient entitlement status (derived), Commonwealth government assistance scheme code AX 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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