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Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) prescription—patient identifier, identifier N[N(8)]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPatient identification number
Synonymous names:Help on this termPatient identifier; Patient ID; PIN
METeOR identifier:Help on this term601236
Registration status:Help on this termCommonwealth Department of Health, Standard 17/12/2015
Definition:Help on this termA unique numeric identifier for the patient or Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) consumer for whom the PBS benefit is being claimed.
Data Element Concept:Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) prescription—patient identifier

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termIdentifier
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[N(8)]
Maximum character length:Help on this term9

Data element attributes

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termDepartment of Health

Relational attributes

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

DSS specific attributes +
Implementation in Indicators:Help on this termUsed as numerator
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation 2018: Number of PBS/RPBS prescriptions dispensed for ADHD medicines per 100,000 population, aged 17 years and under, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 13/12/2018
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation 2018: Number of PBS/RPBS prescriptions dispensed for amoxicillin per 100,000 population, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 13/12/2018
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation 2018: Number of PBS/RPBS prescriptions dispensed for amoxicillin-clavulanate per 100,000 population, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 13/12/2018
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation 2018: Number of PBS/RPBS prescriptions dispensed for antibiotic medicines per 100,000 children aged 9 years and under, 2016-17 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 13/12/2018
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation 2018: Number of PBS/RPBS prescriptions dispensed for antimicrobials per 100,000 population, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 13/12/2018
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation 2018: Number of PBS/RPBS prescriptions dispensed for antipsychotic medicines per 100,000 population, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17 (i) Age 17 years & under, (ii) Age 18 - 64 years, (iii) Age 65 years & over Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 13/12/2018
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation 2018: Number of PBS/RPBS prescriptions dispensed for opioid medicines per 100,000 population, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 13/12/2018
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation 2018: Number of PBS/RPBS prescriptions dispensed for proton pump inhibitor medicines per 100,000 population aged (i) 18 years and over, (ii) 1 year and under, 2016-17 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 13/12/2018
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