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Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (RPBS) data

Identifying and definitional attributes

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The Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (RPBS) is subsidised by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA), and can be used by veterans who have DVA White, Gold or Orange Card. The 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

http://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