Approval as a Medical Practitioner to Supply Pharmaceutical Benefits - Australian Government

Description

You will require this approval if you are a medical practitioner who intends to supply medicines under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. This service may be permitted in an area where the community does not have a convenient and efficient pharmaceutical service.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval you must:

  • be a licensed medical practitioner
  • be working from a location where no pharmacist is operating within a reasonable distance
  • be willing to supply PBS medicines to any person in that area who presents with a valid PBS prescription.

Temporary approval for locums may be available.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

For the duration of your practise in the area, or until a valid pharmacy opens.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

No fees are required.

Act(s) name

National Health Act 1953 AG

Administering agency

Department of Human Services

Medicare Australia

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

PBS General Enquiries

Medicare Australia

Department of Human Services

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9826
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 13 22 90
Email: pbs@medicareaustralia.gov.au

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

PBS General Enquiries

Medicare Australia

Department of Human Services

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9826
Sydney, New South Wales 2001
Phone: 13 22 90
Email: pbs@medicareaustralia.gov.au

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

PBS General Enquiries

Medicare Australia

Department of Human Services

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9826
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 13 22 90
Email: pbs@medicareaustralia.gov.au

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

PBS General Enquiries

Medicare Australia

Department of Human Services

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9826
Perth, Western Australia 6001
Phone: 13 22 90
Email: pbs@medicareaustralia.gov.au

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

PBS General Enquiries

Medicare Australia

Department of Human Services

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9826
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 13 22 90
Email: pbs@medicareaustralia.gov.au

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

PBS General Enquiries

Medicare Australia

Department of Human Services

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9826
Darwin, Northern Territory 0801
Phone: 13 22 90
Email: pbs@medicareaustralia.gov.au

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

PBS General Enquiries

Medicare Australia

Department of Human Services

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9826
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Phone: 13 22 90
Email: pbs@medicareaustralia.gov.au

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

General Enquiries, Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

Medicare Australia

Department of Human Services

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9826
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 13 22 90
Email: pbs@humanservices.gov.au