Transitional arrangements for Highly Specialised Drugs Community Access deletions and replacements - 1 May 2017 PBS Schedule

Page last updated: 23 May 2017

The following items have been deleted from the PBS Schedule on 1 May 2017:

  • Tenofovir 10 mg + emtricitabine 200 mg + elvitegravir 150 mg + cobicistat 150 mg, 30 tablets, item 10680D
  • Tenofovir alafenamide 10mg + emtricitabine 200 mg tablet, 30, item 10946D
  • Tenofovir alafenamide 25mg + emtricitabine 200 mg tablet, 30, item 10966E 

New items have been added:

  • Tenofovir alafenamide 10 mg + emtricitabine 200 mg + elvitegravir 150 mg + cobicistat 150 mg tablet, 30, item 11114Y
  • Emtricitabine 200 mg + tenofovir alafenamide 10 mg tablet, 30, item 11099E
  • Emtricitabine 200 mg + tenofovir alafenamide 25 mg tablet, 30, item 11113X

To minimise disruption to patients, DHS will honour existing prescriptions (10680D, 10946D & 10966E) written for the deleted item codes before 1 May 2017 for a period of 12 months.