Changes to PBS Online payments over Easter

3 April 2019

We’ll pay your Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) Online payments in advance over Easter.

We’ll pay your Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) Online payments in advance over Easter.

If your payment is due Friday 19 April 2019, we’ll process payments early so you get it on Thursday 18 April.

We won’t make any payments on Good Friday, 19 April 2019.

We’ll process claims lodged from Thursday 18 to Wednesday 24 April as normal on Friday 26 April 2019.

The changes are summarised in the table below.

PBS Online claim period Normal payment date New payment date
Thursday 11 April – Wednesday 17 April 2019 Friday 19 April 2019 Thursday 18 April 2019
Thursday 18 April – Wednesday 24 April 2019 Friday 26 April 2019 No change

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Page last updated: 3 April 2019