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Prescription—repeat prescription indicator, code X

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termRepeat prescription indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term604005
Registration status:Help on this termCommonwealth Department of Health, Standard 17/12/2015
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of whether a prescription is a repeat prescription or an original prescription, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Prescription—repeat prescription indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termX
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
blankOriginal prescription
RRepeat prescription

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE blank   Original prescription

This code is used where the prescription is either for the one-off supply of a medicinal product, i.e. a single bottle, packet, dose etc. of the prescribed item, or for the initial supply of a medicinal product for a prescription that allows for repeat supplies.

CODE R   Repeat prescription

This code is used where the prescription is not for the initial supply of a medicinal product for a prescription that allows for repeat supplies, e.g. it may be for the second, third, or fourth supply of the prescribed item, up to the maximum number of repeats specified by the prescriber.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termDepartment of Health

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

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