Understanding the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)

Tuesday, 7 Nov 2023, 8:00 PM AEST • Online Event

About this event

All prescribers in Australia should know how the PBS operates and the requirements in scripting and dispensing medications. This presentations provides all clinicians information on the most important aspects of prescribing and an overview of some of the variations in prescribing between states. We walk you through restricted medications, authority scripts, co-prescribing and dispensing regulations. Most importantly we provide insight into Medicare and PSR audits on PBS and private scripts.


Dr Casey Going is a Queensland General Practitioner and graduate of the University of Queensland. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners after completing his training in 2022.

Casey has a special interest in internal medicine, Cardiology and emergency medicine and works at the Condamine Medical Centre and St Andrews Hospital in the Darling Downs. He is also completing his Masters of Internal medicine through the University of Sydney and has completed his Master of Business Administration through the Australian Institute of Business. Casey is a toastmaster and enjoys public speaking which complements his educational lectures and presentations. Casey has a keen interest in the business side of General Practice and how to improve it for both GPs and patients.

In 2023 Casey commenced MBS education with Business for Doctors and has created online workshops specifically for GP Registrars to assist them with billings and MBS compliance.

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