PBS and RPBS stationery

Stationery for medical practitioners

About stationery that medical practitioners use to prescribe PBS medicines and administer the PBS and how to get the stationery.

The table below outlines how to get prescription pads, forms and prescriber bag books for medical practitioners, including section 92 medical practitioners.

Stationery type About the stationery Getting your stationery When you can expect to get it

PBS and RPBS computer generated prescription form

All eligible prescribers can use the A4 green PBS and RPBS computer-generated prescriptions.

Our details are on the back of the prescription form instead of the prescriber or practice details.

Complete and submit the order for PBS/RPBS computer prescription forms for all eligible prescribers form (PB229).

We send orders within 3 business days.

Personalised PBS and RPBS standard prescription books

You can use the yellow handwritten PBS and RPBS prescription pad to prescribe up to 3 unrestricted, restricted and non-PBS items per prescription. Your prescriber details may be pre-printed on this form.

Complete and submit the order for PBS/RPBS personalised prescription books for medical practitioners form (PB020).

We send orders within 28 calendar days.

Personalised PBS and RPBS authority prescription pad

You can use the blue handwritten PBS and RPBS prescription pad to prescribe only 1 authority required (streamlined) and authority required items per prescription. Your prescriber details may be pre-printed on this form.

Complete and submit the order for PBS/RPBS personalised authority prescription books for medical practitioners form (PB024).

We send orders within 28 calendar days.

Non-personalised PBS and RPBS prescription pad

You can order a blank emergency supply of prescriptions when you’ve temporarily run out and are waiting for your personalised prescription order to arrive.

Call us.

We send orders within 2 business days.

Non-personalised PBS and RPBS authority prescription pad

You can order a blank emergency supply of prescriptions when you’ve temporarily run out and are waiting for your personalised authority prescription order to arrive.

Prescriber bag supplies order book

Use this form to claim prescriber bag supplies listed in the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits.

Complete and submit the request for prescriber bag supplies order book form (PB157).

We send orders within 2 business days.

Section 92 medical practitioners - prescribers who supply pharmaceutical benefits

The table below outlines how to get additional stationery items and forms for medical practitioners who supply pharmaceutical benefits - section 92 medical practitioners.

Stationery type About the stationery Getting your stationery When you can expect to get it

PBS Safety Net reply paid envelope

Use this envelope to submit your claim for payment for the issue of PBS Safety Net cards.

Only use this envelope for PBS Safety Net claims. Do not send prescription claims in this envelope.

Log on to the ordering portal for PBS stationery on the Camerons Group website to submit your order.

The Camerons Group sends orders within 7 business days.

PBS Safety Net entitlement card

An aqua coloured card for relevant customers when they reach the PBS Safety Net entitlement threshold.

The cards are numbered. You need to account for all cards issued to your pharmacy.

Complete and submit the PBS Safety Net stationery order for pharmacies form (PB185).

We send orders within 7 business days.

PBS Safety Net concession card

A blue card for customers when they reach the PBS Safety Net concessional threshold.

The cards are numbered. You need to account for all cards issued to your pharmacy.

PBS Safety Net prescription record form and application for a Safety Net card

A form for customers to keep a record of their PBS medicines supplied through a community pharmacy and a public hospital outpatient department.

Download the PBS/RPBS Safety Net prescription record form and application for a Safety Net card form (PB240).

N/A - you download it directly from our website.

PBS Safety Net claim for payment

Use this form to claim a payment for issuing a PBS Safety Net card. You can make up to 12 claims per form.

Download the PBS Safety Net claim for payment form (PB241).

N/A - you download it directly from our website.

Manual payment reconciliation

Use this form - formerly PB047 claim for payment/payment reconciliation - to manually place a claim for supplying PBS items or highly specialised drugs. If you claim electronically, you don’t need to use this form.

Download the approved supplier manual payment reconciliation form (PB242).

N/A - you download it directly from our website.

PBS and RPBS repeat authorisation

A yellow A5 size form to attach to relevant prescriptions to identify the number of repeats and the times already dispensed.

Log on to the ordering portal for PBS stationery on the Camerons Group website to submit your order.

The Camerons Group sends orders within 2 business days.

If online ordering isn't available, fax your order to the Camerons Group on 02 9933 4444.

This information was printed Friday 24 May 2019 from https://www.humanservices.gov.au/organisations/health-professionals/services/medicare/pbs-and-rpbs-stationery/how-get-your-pbs-stationery/stationery-medical-practitioners 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: 9 April 2019