Page last updated: 17 February 2020
- PBS and RPBS Section 85 Date of Supply data
- PBS Item Map - Current and Historical listings
- PBS Collection of Under Co-payment Data
- PBS Expenditure and Prescriptions
- Australian Statistics on Medicines
- Highly Specialised Drugs Expenditure
- Medicare Australia PBS Item and Group reports
The Date of Supply table provide PBS Section 85 prescription and expenditure information on a date of supply basis (released as year and month of supply). The information contained in this table is generally updated once a month, around the second week of the month.
Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme Collection of Under Co-payment Data
Details on the collection of PBS / RPBS under co-payment prescription data.
The PBS Expenditure and Prescriptions provide a summary of PBS processing. Many tables and charts are available on processing by drug, prescription volume and cost.
The Australian Statistics on Medicines is an annual publication produced by the Drug Utilisation Sub-Committee of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee. The data available in the ASM represent estimates of the aggregate community use of prescription medicines in Australia.
Highly Specialised Drugs Expenditure
Page last updated: 16 September 2019
The Highly Specialised Drugs Expenditure Report provides a summary of National expenditure by drug dispensed through Public Hospitals, Private Hospitals and Community Access.
This data is reported by quarter for the current financial year and by total for previous two financial years.
This spreadsheet provides data for the three dispensing locations (Public Hospital, Private Hospital and Community Pharmacy). Data can be filtered by clicking on the filter ‘Dispensing Location’ drop down icon and selecting the dispensing location you want to display.
Services Australia provides access to a range of statistical information about Medicare programs. This includes Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS), Pharmaceutical Benefits Schedule (PBS), Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (RPBS), Australian Organ Donor Register (AODR), Practice Incentives Programme (PIP), and Australian Immunisation Register (AIR).
PBS Item and Group online reports, on both service numbers and benefit amounts over either PBS item codes, patient categories or ATC classifications, are currently available from the Medicare Statistics page on the Services Australia website.