PBS education for health professionals
Education resources to help prescribe, supply, dispense and claim PBS items.
Read these guides to find out what you need to do under the PBS:
- Claiming checklist for community pharmacies
- Continued Dispensing Initiative - PBS requirements
- Dispensing and claiming for participating public hospitals
- Dispensing checklist for community pharmacies
- EFC - section 100 arrangements
- Participating public hospitals writing PBS and RPBS prescriptions
- Prescribing, dispensing, and claiming HSDs
- Prescribing PBS items
- Writing PBS and RPBS prescriptions
Learn about the PBS:
- PBS for pharmacy outlines how to supply, dispense and claim PBS items
- PBS for prescribing explains how to prescribe PBS medicines in private practice and public hospitals.
These programs cover:
- Australian health care system
- Medicare program
- provider and prescriber eligibility
- overview of the PBS
- eligibility requirements
- using the schedule
- Sections 48, 49 and 51
- Authority items
- Highly Specialised Drugs
- Approved and unapproved pharmacies
- CTG PBS Co-payment Program
- Dispensing and supplying
- Prescription requirements
- PBS costs and Safety Net
- Prescriber bag supplies
- Prescribing in public hospitals
- Online PBS Authorities System
Learn about Online PBS Authorities
Learn how to:
- request PBS Authority approval
- search PBS Authorities for an existing approval
- use form upload in HPOS
- create a PRODA account (you'll need one to use HPOS).
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Page last updated: 2 July 2021
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