Claim messages must be sent within 180 days of the dispense notification. This is known as the 'claim reconciliation period'.

Contractors have 180 days to dispense the prescription and a further 180 days to claim.

After this time, any reimbursement endorsement submissions will be rejected.

Schedule 2, 3 or 4 controlled drugs

The prescription will need to be dispensed within 28 days.

Once dispensed, the pharmacy has 180 days to claim.