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22 September 2021
Visit our new COVID-19 vaccination resources centre and download our eKits.
17 August 2021
We’re always looking for ways to improve our information and services. Take our survey and let us know your thoughts.
11 August 2021
Software developers can get ready before Improved Payment Arrangements (IPA) start on 1 September 2021.
10 August 2021
How to correctly record COVID-19 vaccines on the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR).
9 August 2021
From 13 March 2022, you’ll need web services compatible software and a PRODA organisation account to access Medicare Online and ECLIPSE.
19 July 2021
From 19 July 2021 you can order PBS Safety Net cards online instead of sending us an order form.
5 July 2021
The item numbers are available until 31 December 2021.
5 July 2021
From 1 July, when you apply for recognition as a specialist or consultant physician you don’t need to pay a $30 application fee.
1 July 2021
If you’re a PBS prescriber, or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioner, you could help close the gap.
1 July 2021
There’s now a national registration database for the Closing the Gap PBS Co-payment and more patients are eligible.
21 June 2021
Set up your Provider Digital Access (PRODA) account so you can prescribe cheaper or free PBS medicines from 1 July 2021.
17 June 2021
From 1 July, there’ll be changes to MBS items for general, orthopaedic, and cardiac surgery services.
28 May 2021
We’re phasing out authentication file access to the Australian Immunisation Register.
22 December 2020
If you perform chronic disease management services for patients in residential aged care, use the new MBS items.
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