Growth hormone - recommencement authority application form (PB165)

Use this form for a patient who is recommencing PBS subsidised treatment under the section 100 Growth Hormone Program and has previously received PBS treatment for the same condition.

Download and complete the Growth hormone - recommencement authority application form.

The patient must be treated by either a:

  • medical practitioner in consultation with a nominated specialist or consultant physician in paediatric endocrinology
  • medical practitioner in consultation with a nominated specialist or consultant physician in general paediatrics.

You can also apply for a growth hormone authority through the Online PBS Authorities system. Access the system through your upgraded clinical or prescribing software, or the Health Professional Online Services (HPOS). Read more about how to access the system for the Growth Hormone Program.

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 May 2022