Health technology assessment review – frequently asked questions

27 October 2022 - The Department of Health & Aged Care has produced a two page summary on the upcoming ...

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Cheaper medicines legislation passed

27 October 2022 - The Australian Government’s legislation, which will see millions of Australians pay 29% less for scripts with the ...

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Independent chair of health technology assessment review will drive major reform of Australia’s health system

27 October 2022 - Medicines Australia welcomes the appointment of Adjunct Professor Debora Picone AO as independent Chair of the ...

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Reference Committee for the health technology assessment policy and methods review

27 October 2022 - On 6 September 2021, the Commonwealth entered into a new Strategic Agreement in relation to reimbursement, ...

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HTA review and chair committee

27 October 2022 - The Government today announced the appointment of Adjunct Professor Debora Picone AO as Chair of the Health ...

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MSAC Secretariat tweaks the agenda for Dec 2022 PASC meeting

26 October 2022 - The PASC will consider one more application. ...

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October Budget 2022-23: a no surprise budget for health

25 October 2022 - Medicines Australia welcomes tonight’s Budget which take steps towards addressing economic pressures and introduces new funding ...

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Budget October 2022–23: strengthening Medicare

25 October 2022 - The Australian Government’s 2022-23 Budget begins the task of strengthening Medicare after a decade of cuts and ...

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Federal Budget 2022: pensioners to pay more for prescription drugs

25 October 2022 - Prescription medicines are about to get cheaper for many Aussies, but others will pay more. ...

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‘Distressed and appalled’: eye doctor sees red at overcharging by peers

25 October 2022 - Central Queensland eye surgeon David Kitchen has had enough of long-term, rampant rorting by some of ...

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DUSC utilisation analysis public release documents (October 2022)

25 October 2022 - The utilisation analysis public release documents from the June 2022 DUSC meeting are now available. ...

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New Minister for Health needs better pharmaceutical advisers

25 October 2022 - Latest press release has two glowing errors. ...

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ATAGI recommendations for a booster dose of the paediatric Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in children aged 5 to 11 years

24 October 2022 - Recommendations from the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation on Pfizer booster doses for children aged 5 ...

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Affordable medicines to treat skin cancer, lung cancer and ALH

22 October 2022 - From 1 November 2022, Australians will have access to new and updated medicines under the PBS.  ...

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New cancer medicines added to the PBS

22 October 2022 - Cancer medications and a treatment for a rare genetic disease have been added to Australia's PBS. ...

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