Approval as a Nurse Practitioner or Midwife to Prescribe Pharmaceutical Benefits - Australian Government

Description

You will require this approval if you are a registered nurse practitioner or midwife who intends to prescribe medicines under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.

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 an existing nationally registered nurse practitioner or midwife. If you are in private practice you may register for a Medicare provider number, or register for a PBS prescriber number with Medicare Australia.

You will need to apply for a new provider number for each working location.

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

Duration

Ongoing, but you will need to reapply if you change locations.

Fees

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Task Type Description
Apply Application

No fees are required.

Administering agency

Department of Human Services

Medicare Australia

Contact details

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General Enquiries, Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9826
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 132290
Email: pbs@humanservices.gov.au

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PBS General Enquiries

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9826
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Phone: 132290
Email: pbs@medicareaustralia.gov.au

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PBS General Enquiries

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9826
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 132290
Email: pbs@medicareaustralia.gov.au

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PBS General Enquiries

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9826
Sydney, New South Wales 2001
Phone: 132290
Email: pbs@medicareaustralia.gov.au

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PBS General Enquiries

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9826
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 132290
Email: pbs@medicareaustralia.gov.au

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PBS General Enquiries

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9826
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 132290
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

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9826
Perth, Western Australia 6001
Phone: 132290
Email: pbs@medicareaustralia.gov.au

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PBS General Enquiries

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9826
Darwin, Northern Territory 0801
Phone: 132290
Email: pbs@medicareaustralia.gov.au