New Parkinson's disease treatment added to PBS

1 February 2023 - From 1 February, Australians with Parkinson’s disease will have access to a new medicine on the PBS. ...

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Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits - 1 February 2023

1 February 2023 - The February 2023 issue of the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits is out and now in effect. ...

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Call for Enhertu to be registered on Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

31 January 2023 - Sarah Lee has been forced to use her super and life insurance to pay for the treatment. ...

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Government must place a higher value on vaccines and medicines that deliver long term benefits

30 January 2023 - Medicines Australia has used its budget submission to remind Government of its commitment to lower Australia’s ...

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Recommendations made by the PBAC – December 2022 intracycle meeting

27 January 2023 - Recommendations made by the PBAC in December 2022 relating to the listing of drugs on the PBS ...

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Mum's push for cystic fibrosis treatment to be subsidised for children under 12

23 January 2023 - Mila was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis aged just one, after experiencing lung failure in hospital, and ...

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Updates from the Health Technology Assessment Policy and Methods Review Reference Committee

20 January 2023 - The Health Technology Assessment Policy and Methods Review Reference Committee held its first two meetings on 1 ...

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Consultation on the revised PBS post-market review framework – publication of responses

20 January 2023 - Consultation on a revised draft of the PBS post-market review framework was open from 20 October ...

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Public Summary Documents – September 2022 PBAC meeting

13 January 2023 - The Public Summary Documents (first time decisions not to recommend and deferrals) from the September 2022 PBAC ...

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Updated agenda for the March 2023 PBAC meeting

4 January 2023 - The agenda for the March 2023 PBAC meeting has been updated.  ...

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Changes to the PBS to make medicines more affordable

3 January 2023 - From 1 January 2023, the maximum cost of general prescriptions under the PBS will fall for the ...

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Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits - 1 January 2023

1 January 2023 - The January 2023 issue of the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits is out and now in effect. ...

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Cheaper medicines from today

1 January 2023 - From today, millions of Australians will pay up to 29% less for their PBS prescriptions, with ...

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Boom in scripts to fight depression

22 December 2022 - The explosion in popularity of the drugs comes despite warnings from psychiatrists that ­antidepressants should not be ...

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Merry Christmas to all MAESTrO Daily readers

23 December 2022 - This is our last issue for 2022. ...

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