Highly specialised drugs

Patient requirements

Information about requirements for patients to be eligible under the HSD CA arrangement.

Patients must be under appropriate medical care from an approved prescriber to be eligible under the HSD CA arrangements.

Patients will be able to access medicines under the HSD CA program from the approved supplier of their choice. It does not matter whether these items are prescribed in a hospital or community setting.

This information was printed Monday 20 May 2019 from https://www.humanservices.gov.au/organisations/health-professionals/services/medicare/highly-specialised-drugs/community-access/patient-requirements It may not include all of the relevant information on this topic. Please consider any relevant site notices at https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/site-notices when using this material.

Page last updated: 22 February 2019