Ankylosing spondylitis - initial authority application form (PB073)

Use this form to apply for initial PBS-subsidised treatment with the originator brand of a biological medicine for adult patients with ankylosing spondylitis.

‘Biological medicine’ refers to:

  • adalimumab
  • certolizumab pegol
  • etanercept
  • golimumab
  • infliximab
  • ixekizumab
  • secukinumab
  • tofacitinib
  • upadacitinib.

Download and complete the ankylosing spondylitis - initial authority application form.

To fill in this form digitally you will need a computer and Adobe Acrobat Reader, or a similar program. You can download Adobe Acrobat Reader for free. If you can’t complete the form digitally, you can print it, complete it by hand and return it to us following the instructions on the form.

You can upload this form in HPOS.

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Page last updated: 1 December 2023.
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