This article covers the process of how to dispense Repat/DVA scripts in Minfos. 

  • Where a non-drug product is being dispensed to a Repat/DVA patient the Items in Pack in the stock card may need to be adjusted, refer to Adjust Items in Pack for a product. If the quantity is NOT submitted as the box quantity you may receive a PBS Warning or Rejection. 
  • Where the product is flagged as a drug the quantity being claimed will automatically adjust to the box quantity when the script is transmitted via PBS Online.

From the Dispense Form with a Repat/DVA patient selected:

1. Enter the name of the product required, e.g. Vesicare and press [Tab].The Drug Recall Window is displayed.2. Select the required product and click Okay or press [Enter].

3. Enter the Directions as per the script.

4. Enter the prescriber code in the Doctor field.

5. Adjust the Rx Type to 1 Authority. The Form Type will automatically update to 8 V.A Authority

Note If the Form Type does NOT update to 8 V.A Authority, click Change to update the patient details and add the Repat/DVA card details.

6. Ensure the Qty field is correct.

  • Where a non-drug product is being dispensed to a Repat/DVA patient the Items in Pack may need to be adjusted refer to Adjust Items in Pack for a product. If the quantity is NOT submitted as the box quantity you may receive a PBS Warning or Rejection. 
  • Where the product is flagged as a drug the quantity being claimed will automatically adjust to the box quantity when the script is transmitted via PBS Online.

7. Enter the remaining details as per the script. Save and process as per your usual dispense process.