Your PBS Online payment dates over the holidays

7 December 2017

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

If your payments are due on Friday 22 December 2017 or on Friday 29 December 2017, they’ll be made early on Thursday 21 December 2017.

There won’t be any payments on Friday 29 December 2017.

Claims lodged in PBS Online from Thursday 21 December 2017 to Wednesday 27 December 2017 will be processed as normal on Friday 5 January 2018.

This table summarises the change in dates.

PBS Online claim period

Normal payment date

New payment date

Thursday 7 – Wednesday 13 December 2017

Friday 22 December 2017

Thursday 21 December 2017

Thursday 14 – Wednesday 20 December 2017

Friday 29 December 2017

Thursday 21 December 2017

Thursday 21 – Wednesday 27 December 2017

Friday 5 January 2018

No change

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Page last updated: 7 December 2017