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A former Guild state president has lashed out at current and proposed Government policy, saying the PBS is already “crumbling” Ian Todd, an honorary life …

Hunt has responded in Parliament to a petition to extend government payment of s100 co-payments citing state and territory jurisdiction, the PBS and the $1 …

The government’s recent proposal to increase dispensed quantities of PBS medicines was nothing more than another savings measure, but it’s one with big potential ramifications …

Proposed changes to the PBS could spell disaster for patients, warns George Tambassis All Australians can be rightly proud of our subsidised medicine system the …

Amendments to PBS bill tabled that allow for continued medicine supply when pharmacy bankruptcy occurs and impose fees on PBS supply applications The National Health Amendment …

Pharmacist claims are reportedly under review as the government queries pharmacies on flagged scripts and warns of potential future audits if concerns are identified The …

Did government spending go up? How many scripts did community pharmacies discount? Here are 10 key numbers The Department of Health has released the latest …

The number of under co-payment scripts continues to increase with about 90 million supplied in 2017-18 – mostly for antibiotics, antidepressants and statins From 1 …

Minister petitioned by a town without a pharmacy, and more argy bargy over PBS rejections, were parliamentary highlights last week A majority of citizens of …

Large discount chains and urban pharmacies are the predominant adopters of the controversial $1 PBS discount, data shows A much higher proportion of scripts have …

Government announces two major new PBS listings  The federal government has announced the addition of two new listings to the PBS from 1 November 2018. …

Health Minister Greg Hunt has highlighted impending price drops on 24 medicines, as another price disclosure cycle kicks in But the worst of price disclosure …