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Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) prescription—date of supply, DDMMYYYY

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termDate of supply
Synonymous names:Help on this termSupply date
METeOR identifier:Help on this term602767
Registration status:Help on this termCommonwealth Department of Health, Standard 17/12/2015
Definition:Help on this termThe date on which the prescribed medicinal product is supplied by a pharmacist to the patient or PBS consumer, expressed as DDMMYYYY.
Data Element Concept:Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) prescription—date of supply

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Representation class:Help on this termDate
Data type:Help on this termDate/Time
Format:Help on this termDDMMYYYY
Maximum character length:Help on this term8

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In the context of the PBS, the date of supply represents the date on which the patient or PBS consumer receives the prescribed medicinal products from the pharmacy, i.e. it essentially equates to the date of purchase.

In most cases, the date of supply is likely to be the same as the date of dispensing which appears on the label affixed to the packaging of the prescribed medicinal product by the pharmacist. There may be some instances where the patient does not take delivery of the medicinal products immediately, in which case the date of supply and date of dispensing may be different.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termDepartment of Health

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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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Implementation in Indicators:Help on this termUsed as numerator
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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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