Learn more about 60-day prescriptions of PBS medicines
Find out if you’re eligible for a 60-day prescription.
Find out more about the benefits and cost savings of 60-day prescriptions and how it works with the PBS safety net.
Prescribers can use their clinical judgement to decide whether patients receiving Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) medicines are eligible for 60-day prescriptions.
Find fact sheets, posters and videos about 60-day prescriptions.
Stage one – available from 1 September 2023
The first stage of medicines available for 60-day prescriptions will support patients who are stable on their current treatment and have ongoing health conditions such as:
- cardiovascular disease
- Crohn’s disease
- heart failure
- high cholesterol
- ulcerative colitis.
Stage one includes about 100 medicines and represents around one third of all the medicines that will be available for 60-day prescriptions.
We are finalising the medicines for stage 2 and 3.