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Pharmaceutical benefit entitlement source code A

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term605215
Registration status:Help on this termCommonwealth Department of Health, Standard 17/12/2015
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing different sources of entitlement to pharmaceutical benefits.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termA
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
DDepartment of Social Services (unresolved)
FFamilies/mobility (Department of Social Services - DSS)
IInvalid
MMedicare (Department of Human Services - DHS)
OOstomy associations
PPension/parenting (DSS)
SSafety Net (DHS)
UUnemployed and special benefits (DSS)
VDepartment of Veterans' Affairs - DVA

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termMembership of at least one of the categories listed above is necessary for a person to be eligible for subsidised over-the-counter prices for prescription medications.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termDepartment of Health

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) prescription—pharmaceutical benefit entitlement source, code A Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 17/12/2015

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