Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme Safety Net threshold reduction from 1 July 2022


16 June 2022 - As a cost of living measure, the Australian Government is lowering the PBS Safety Net thresholds from 1 July 2022 by the equivalent of 12 fully priced scripts for concession card holders and the equivalent of approximately two fully priced scripts for non-concessional patients.

For concessional patients, the safety net threshold will be lowered from $326.40 to $244.80, an $81.60 reduction for concessional patients.

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