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The new Administration Handling and Infrastructure Fee announced in the Sixth Pharmacy Agreement will be a boon to pharmacy, says Terry White – but he says the optional $1 copayment …

Health Minister Sussan Ley has announced not only the signing of the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement, but also the five-year Agreement with the Generic Medicines industry Association, telling consumers that …

Health Minister Sussan Ley has backed away from the proposed increase to the safety net threshold, saying the legislation is unlikely to be passed. “That measure is not going to …

The Budget has confirmed that the Government still intends to lift the PBS patient co-payment and safety net thresholds, first announced in last year’s Budget, says the Pharmacy Guild. “The …

The $5 copayment to see a GP has been scrapped – but there’s no word yet on whether increased copayments on PBS scripts will stay. The Public Health Association of …

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement poses risks to Australians in terms of medicines compliance and affordability, tobacco and alcohol policies and nutrition labelling, a new report has found. And Shadow Health …

Higher copayments and higher pricing signals not only impact on medication adherence but may lead to a rise in rates of discontinuation of some medications, a new study finds – …

The Abbott Government’s shelving of its controversial $7 GP copayment is a win for health policy, AMA president Brian Owler told the ABC’s Virginia Trioli today. “I think it’s a …