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The release of the Final Budget Outcomes for 2014‑15 has revealed policy reforms are continuing to put downward pressure on PBS expenditure, says Medicines Australia. The final Budget papers released …

Health industry stakeholders continue to welcome the new Health team in the Turnbull ministry. The Australian Self Medication Industry today welcomed the new health team in the Turnbull Ministry: the …

Medicines Australia has expressed concern about the PBAC’s recommendation that pharmacists be allowed to substitute the biosimilars in place of biologic medicines prescribed by a patient’s doctor. “The so-called ‘a-flagging’ …

Australian medicines exports have declined by 30% in one year, and Medicines Australia says this highlights the enormous challenges facing the local industry as they struggle to remain competitive in …

A source of statistics and trends in the Australian and International medicines industry has been published in the latest edition of the Medicines Australia Facts Book (4th Edition). The findings …

Medicines Australia has tabled a submission urging the Parliament to pass legislation that will create the Medical Research Future Fund. However, if the MRFF is to succeed in addressing the …

Medicines Australia says it is concerned about “increasingly alarmist and misguided” reporting by some media on negotiations for the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) and its impacts on the prices for …

Medicines Australia has launched an awareness campaign to ensure healthcare professionals are aware of and understand the effects of new transparency enhancements contained in its updated Code of Conduct. From …

Medicines Australia has welcomed the recommendations of an independent review into the TGA which, if adopted, will help to cut time delays and improve Australian’s access to innovative new medicines, …

Medicines Australia says it is “extremely disappointed” with a last-minute decision by Health Minister Sussan Ley to abandon a Strategic Agreement, which it says casts a shadow over the future …

The Grattan Institute’s latest report misses the point on medicines pricing, says Medicines Australia. Enduring reforms to the PBS polices are achieving substantial savings for government and the Australian medicines …

Medicines Australia has agreed to sign a ‘Letter of Intent’ with the Australian Government for a five-year strategic agreement. If finalised, the agreement will provide Australian patients and the medicines …