Changes to PBS Online payments over Easter

27 February 2018

Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) Online payments will be paid in advance over Easter.

If your payments are due Friday 30 March 2018 they’ll be processed early on Thursday 29 March 2018.

No payments will be made on Good Friday, 30 March 2018.

Claims lodged in PBS Online from Thursday 22 March to Wednesday 28 March 2018 will be processed as normal on Friday 6 April 2018.

The changes are summarised in the table below.  

PBS Online claim period Normal payment date New payment date
Thursday 15 March – Wednesday 21 March 2018 Friday 30 March 2018 Thursday 29 March 2018
Thursday 22 March – Wednesday 28 March 2018 Friday 6 April 2018 No change

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Page last updated: 27 February 2018