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Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) prescription—number of times previously supplied, total number N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termNumber of times previously supplied
METeOR identifier:Help on this term603916
Registration status:Help on this termCommonwealth Department of Health, Standard 17/12/2015
Definition:Help on this termFor a given prescription, the total number of times that the prescribed medicinal product has previously been supplied to the patient or Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) consumer, including the original supply.
Data Element Concept:Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) prescription—number of times previously supplied

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termTotal
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[N]
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Supplementary values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
99Not stated/inadequately described

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

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For a 'single supply' prescription, this data item should have a value of 1 (representing the original and only supply).

For a prescription that allows for repeat supplies of the prescribed medicinal product, this data item should have a value of at least 1 (representing the original supply), up to a maximum of one less than the number of repeats specified by the prescriber

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

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