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Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) data

Identifying and definitional attributes

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The Pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS) data collection contains information on prescription medicines that qualify for a benefit under the National Health Act 1953 and for which a claim has been processed. The database comprises information about PBS scripts and payments, patients, prescribers and dispensing pharmacies.

Link to data source:Help on this term

https://www.pbs.gov.au/info/browse/statistics

Collection and usage attributes

Frequency:Help on this termMonthly

Source and reference attributes

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Australian Government Department of Human Services