Doctors upset over ‘handout’ to pharmacies in 6CPA

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AMA Vice President, Dr Stephen Parnis, today questioned the Government’s decision to dramatically increase funding to the pharmacy sector under the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement, while doctors and patients are subject to a Medicare patient rebate freeze until 2018. Dr Parnis complains that pharmacy will receive a guaranteed 4.54% increase each year for five years,

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