Approval as an Optometrist to Prescribe Pharmaceutical Benefits - Australian Government

Description

You will require this approval if you are a licensed optometrist 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 the optometrist needs to be practising in the area and time for which approval is being sought and hold a current registration with the national registration board.

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.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Application

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.

General Enquiries, Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

Medicare Australia

Department of Human Services

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

Medicare Australia

Department of Human Services

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9826
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
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

Medicare Australia

Department of Human Services

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9826
Sydney, New South Wales 2001
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

Medicare Australia

Department of Human Services

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

Medicare Australia

Department of Human Services

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

Medicare Australia

Department of Human Services

Mailing address: GPO BOX 9826
Perth, Western Australia 6001
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

Medicare Australia

Department of Human Services

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