What's new?

July 2014

Improvements will be made to the way some PBS medicines are processed under the Highly Specialised Drugs Programme from 1 July 2015.

Online education services

A range of online education services are available to help health professionals understand their obligations when working with the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS)External link and Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)External link.

A brand new eLearning program - Introduction to Compliance within MedicareExternal link is now available.

eLearning

Easy to use, interactive and free of charge—eLearning is the flexible learning option for busy health professionals. Programs include introductory to advanced MBS and PBS topics to help you get it right.

Quick reference guides

Quick reference guides are designed to provide clarity on complex areas within the MBS and PBS.

Handbooks and other resources

A range of handbooks and other resources are also available to help you correctly access the MBS and the PBS. These include prescription writing guides, fact sheets, checklists and patient resources.

Forum - Medicare news straight to your email

Forum provides you with the latest Medicare news and updates. You can choose information specific to general practice, specialist and allied health.

Register for your copy of Forum online today - it's quick, easy and free!

Bulletin Board - Medicare and PBS news for pharmacists straight to your email

Bulletin Board provides pharmacists with the latest Medicare and PBS updates straight to your email.

Register to receive Bulletin Board online today - it's quick, easy and free!

Are you a health professional new to Australia?

DoctorConnectExternal link has been produced by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing to support oversease trained doctors working in Australia.

Link to DoctorConnect website

Contact us

Contact us at medicare.education@humanservices.gov.auEmail

Last updated: 25 June, 2014