Wholesale Mark-Up changes – January 2021 PBS schedule

20 November 2020

As per Table 2 of the Seventh Community Pharmacy Agreement, the Wholesale Mark-Up will change to a new three tier structure from 1 January 2021.

The new Wholesale Mark-Up tiers will appear as follows in the 1 January 2021 release:

Mark-up Tier

Lower Limit (‘limit’ in V3 XML)

Upper Limit

Percentage (‘variable’ in V3 XML)

Value (‘fixed’ in V3 XML)

Tier 1

0.01

5.50

 

0.41

Tier 2

5.51

720.00

7.52

 

Tier 3

720.01

 

 

54.14

The code for Wholesale Mark-Up bands is ‘W’

Test data for November 2020 was release 4 November on the embargo section of the PBS Software Developers website. Please see the test release notes for further information.

If there are any issues or concerns, please contact PBS.Contact@health.gov.au