Coronavirus (COVID-19) national health plan resource


COVID-19 National Health Plan – prescriptions via telehealth – a guide for pharmacists

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Publication date: 
8 April 2020
Last updated: 
27 April 2020
Publication type: 
Fact Sheet
Intended audience: 
Health sector

This fact sheet includes:

  • medical services for patients confined to their homes
  • interim arrangements for prescriptions process to support telehealth services
  • PBS claiming arrangements
  • supply of medicines to patients
  • signing for receipt of a prescription
  • repeats
  • existing prescriptions