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Guild condemns PBS price fixing suggestion as article accuses pharmacies of overcharging The King Review interim report is a “damning” one which demonstrates that “chemists have been overcharging customers for …

The Pharmacy Guild has condemned a News Corp article which has claimed that “greedy chemists” are failing to pass on the discount on prescription copayments of up to $1 “You should …

The number of people deferring access to prescribed medication due to cost has remained steady, at 7.6% of the population The Productivity Commission’s Report on Government Services 2016 found that …

An increase to the script copayment and to the Medicare Safety Net remain Government policy, a Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee Estimates meeting has heard. The measure, which would increase …

Shadow Health Minister Catherine King has said that Labor will continue to fight proposed increases to PBS co-payments. Ms King opened the joint PHAA 44th Annual Conference and 20th Chronic …

The Health Minister’s early announcement regarding 1 October price cuts means customers may start asking questions already, says Pharmacy Guild Yesterday Sussan Ley announced that more than 2000 medicine brands …

A The Checkout piece slamming pharmacy for selling complementary medicines has offered suggestions for saving money that may actually cost consumers more. Pharmacy Guild of Australia Queensland Branch president Tim …

With the Coalition returned in the narrowest of victories – at the time of writing, it had gained the 76 House of Representatives seats it needed to form Government – …

Disadvantaged people may defer filling scripts if the Coalition is returned to Government following this weekend’s election and it implements a proposed copayment increase, AMA president Dr Michael Gannon says. …

A Labor Government would scrap the increased copayment for prescription medicines, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten reiterated at the Press Club yesterday. The proposed increase to copayments – by 80 cents …

Our weekly wrapup of pharmacy news from around the world Orlando, Florida: Stanley Almodovar III, 23 (pictured), and Amanda Alvear, 25, have been named as two of the victims of …

Senator Nick Xenophon has taken aim at the controversial $1 optional PBS copayment discount introduced by the Coalition Government, saying this is a “flawed” policy which burdens community pharmacy. In …