Specialised drugs (PBS) A-I
A medical practitioner may be granted approval to supply pharmaceutical benefits in an area in which an approved pharmacist is unable to supply a convenient and efficient pharmaceutical service.
To apply for this type of approval complete the following application form:
- Application for approval to supply pharmaceutical benefits by a registered medical practitioner [PDF, 67Kb]
The Medicine export declaration form can be used when a person taking or sending medicine overseas is unable to get a letter from their doctor, or when they are taking or sending non prescription medicine.
For more information please call the Travelling with PBS medicine enquiry line on 1800 500 147
If you suspect a patient of seeking to obtain medicine in excess of medical need, you can call Medicare Australia’s Prescription Shopping Information Service. First you need to register - complete and sign the registration form [PDF, 67Kb] and fax it to (02) 6124 7820. Medicare Australia will contact you within two business days and provide you with an access number. More information about Medicare Australia’s Prescription Shopping project.
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Last updated: 6 May, 2013