Entitlements explained.

Private

  • You have a valid and legal Australian prescription
  • The medicine is not listed as a PBS subsidised medicine by Medicare Australia; and/or
  • You do not hold an Australian Medicare card
  • The amount you pay for private prescriptions will not contribute towards your medicines safety net.

 

Medicare PBS

  • You hold a valid Medicare card
  • No pension, health care card, DVA health card or safety net card held
  • The medicine is listed as a subsidised medicine by Medicare Australia
  • The amount you pay will contribute towards your medicines safety net.

 

Concession

  • You hold a valid Medicare card
  • You hold a valid pension, health care card, DVA health card or safety net concession card
  • The medicine is listed as a subsidised medicine by Medicare Australia
  • The amount you pay will contribute towards your medicines safety net.

 

Safety Net

  • You hold a valid Medicare card
  • You hold a valid safety net entitlement card
  • The medicine is listed as a subsidised medicine by Medicare Australia
  • The amount you pay will contribute towards your medicines safety net.

Request a price

Our system may not always match a price to a prescription, and our team is constantly updating the catalogue with new items and pricing.

You may still send the prescription to a pharmacy of choice, and they advice you of the price for that prescription.

Entitlements explained.