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In addition to the below, please also refer the PBS website where you can search the schedule by drug name.
For Highly Specialised Drugs (HSD) items (CAR and non-CAR), please also see Services Australia to check the PBS item code for an HSD is eligible to be dispensed and claimed by your pharmacy type.
Services Australia have extended the 13th of March deadline for moving to PBS Online web services claiming. Pharmacies who have an up-to-date Medicare PKI certificate and an up-to-date NASH PKI certificate will continue to claim as per normal after this date.
This extension will allow pharmacies more time to complete the PRODA account registration, add services to your PRODA account and register your B2B devices. Corum will advise you when you can register your B2B devices.
Whilst we do not have a new deadline date, we continue to advise all pharmacies to create their organisation’s PRODA account, and link PBS online and HPOS services as soon as possible to avoid disruptions in the future.
If you haven’t already completed the steps required, please keep reading to find out what you’ll need to do to prepare for this transition.
Requirements that need to be completed as soon as possible:
1. Register for an individual PRODA Account.
All pharmacists will need to complete this step to access health provider services using PRODA. For instruction on how to do this, please see the following webpage: How to register for an individual PRODA account – Services Australia
2. Register the Pharmacy organisation for web services.
Only the owner or authorised contact for the business can register the business. For instruction on how to do this, please see the following webpage: How to register an organisation in PRODA – Services Australia
3. Add services to your PRODA account such as PBS online and HPOS.
You’ll need to add services to your PRODA account to access services such as AIR, PBS Online and Patient Verification (Find a patient).
For instruction on how to do this, please see the following webpage: Adding and linking to health service providers – Services Australia
For instructions on how to add PBS Online to your services, please see our new step-by-step video guide below:
Read the latest PBS Changes – May 2021 to be incorporated in your drug file.
Meet us at APP2021 on 20-23 May!
Corum Health is proud to be a sponsor at APP2021, Australia’s largest conference for the pharmacy industry. The event provides attendees with an opportunity to gain industry and product knowledge, to meet with suppliers and to network.
This year we are excited to be sponsoring the APP2021 Lunch Marquee, as well as demonstrating our newest community pharmacy software solutions!
If you haven’t already, book with confidence today at https://bit.ly/3d2NIUl, and come and meet Corum Health at stands #248-#249 located opposite trade entry 2, near the main registration desk.
APP2021 is a COVID Safe Event and we’re looking forward to connecting with our customers face-to-face after what has been a challenging year for many.
Should you have any questions regarding this event, please contact your Customer Success Manager.
Find out more at www.appconference.com.
Read the latest PBS Changes – effective 1 March 2021 to be incorporated in your drug file.
Read the article here.
Read the latest PBS Changes – effective 1 February 2021 to be incorporated in your drug file.