Rheumatoid arthritis - change, recommencement or demonstration of response authority application form (PB247)

Use this form to apply to change or recommence PBS-subsidised treatment with a biological agent for adult patients with severe active rheumatoid arthritis.

You can also use this form to submit a demonstration of response to the current PBS-subsidised treatment.

‘Biological agent’ refers to:

  • abatacept
  • adalimumab
  • baricitinib
  • certolizumab
  • etanercept
  • golimumab
  • infliximab
  • tocilizumab
  • tofacitinib
  • upadacitinib.

Download and complete the rheumatoid arthritis - change, recommencement or demonstration of response 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.

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Page last updated: 26 September 2022