Initiatives for PBS for pharmacists
You may be able to discount medicines under the discounting patient co-payment.
You can supply medicines to customers in an emergency under continued dispensing of PBS medicines.
Improved Monitoring of Entitlements (IME) is a measure that ensures we only provide pharmaceutical benefits to eligible people.
Revised arrangements for prescribers and pharmacists aim to minimise waste and reduce expenditure on intravenous chemotherapy medicines.
You can use the National Residential Medication Chart (NRMC) to prescribe most PBS medicines for your patients in residential aged care facilities.
Page last updated: 22 February 2019
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