On Sunday 14 March 2021, the Prime Minister announced that as part of the Australian Government’s continued investment in the national COVID-19 health response and to continue to protect the community while vaccinations roll out over the coming months, the temporary COVID-19 Home Medicines Service (COVID-19 HMS) will be extended until 31 December 2021 with no further extensions.

Please note there have been no changes to the patient eligibility criteria or any other requirements in the relevant Program Rules.