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Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) prescription—PBS benefit amount, total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPBS benefit amount
Synonymous names:Help on this termPBS benefit payable
METeOR identifier:Help on this term601909
Registration status:Help on this termCommonwealth Department of Health, Standard 17/12/2015
Definition:Help on this termFor a given Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) prescription, the total amount of the Commonwealth government contribution towards the cost of prescription medicinal products supplied via the PBS, expressed in Australian dollars.
Data Element Concept:Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) prescription—PBS benefit amount

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termTotal
Data type:Help on this termCurrency
Format:Help on this termN[NNNNN].NN
Maximum character length:Help on this term8
Unit of measure:Help on this termAustralian currency (AU$)
Unit of measure precision:Help on this term2

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This value domain must be expressed to two decimal places. Where there is a dollar value and no cent value, the cents must be expressed as .00 (e.g. 100.00).

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termThis data element equates to the total price of the prescribed medicinal product less the amount of the patient contribution.

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—PBS patient contribution, total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NN 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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