Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) prescription—record extract date, DDMMYYYY
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Record extract date|
|Synonymous names:||Prescription processing date; Processing date|
|Registration status:||Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 17/12/2015|
The date for which the Department of Human Services (DHS) creates the file of Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) claim details for provision to the Department of Health, expressed as DDMMYYYY.
Typically, the record extract date reflects a cut-off date for data records that are to be extracted from a computer system, e.g. all records processed or finalised on or before a particular date.
|Data Element Concept:||Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) prescription—record extract date|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||8|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
There can be a time lag between the date of supply of the prescription and the date of availability of validated prescription data. The length of any such lag varies from prescription to prescription.
Source and reference attributes
Department of Health
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) state/territory data extract 2013-14 Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 17/12/2015