Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits - 1 October 2022

1 October 2022 - The October 2022 issue of the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits is out and now in effect. ...

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TGA grants provisional determination to Moderna’s COVID-19 bivalent (Original plus Omicron BA.4/BA.5) booster dose vaccine

30 September 2022 - On 28 September 2022, the TGA granted a provisional determination to Moderna's bivalent COVID-19 vaccine candidate: elasomeran ...

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TGA provisionally approves Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, Comirnaty (tozinameran) for use in children aged 6 months to less than 5 years

29 September 2022 - On 29 September 2022, the TGA provisionally approved a paediatric dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, Comirnaty (tozinameran), ...

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COVID-19 vaccine procurement review says rapid access to vaccines and treatments key to on-going protection of Australians

27 September 2022 - Medicines Australia welcomes the independent review of Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine and treatment procurements by Professor Jane ...

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Half of GPs say staying open is financially unsustainable as Medicare rebate fails

28 September 2022 - Staying in general practice is financially unsustainable for almost half of the nation’s GPs due to ...

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Halton review into vaccine and treatment procurement

27 September 2022 - Professor Jane Halton AO has handed to Government her independent review of Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine and treatment ...

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Patients will pay less for critical medicines including ‘miracle’ cancer drug

26 September 2022 - Australians will have cheaper access to medicines for migraines, arthritis, bipolar, stomach ulcers and several cancers. ...

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Novavax appeals to ATAGI to change advice as vaccine uptake falls behind

25 September 2022 - Novavax was hailed as the fix to Australia’s low inoculation rate and “the vaccine for anti-vaxxers”. So ...

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Australians have access to more affordable and life changing medicines on PBS

26 September 2022 - From 1 October 2022, Australians will pay less at the pharmacy for new and updated medicines on ...

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ATAGI recommend the COVID-19 vaccination for some children aged 6 months to under 5 years

26 September 2022 - Australia’s immunisation experts, the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation, recommend COVID-19 vaccination for some children aged ...

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National Medicines Policy draft strides ahead but still room for improvement

26 September 2022 - Stakeholders have until tomorrow night to submit their feedback on the refreshed National Medicines Policy that ...

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13 million Novavax doses due to expire as Australians stick to mRNA boosters

21 September 2022 - Novavax COVID vaccines procured by the federal government in the hopes of convincing hesitant Australians to ...

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TGA provisionally approves Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, Comirnaty (tozinameran), for use as a booster dose in individuals 5 years and older

21 September 2022 - On 20 September 2022, the TGA provisionally approved Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, Comirnaty (tozinameran) for use as ...

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Insurer to return $40 million in health care claims to 600,000 Aussies

20 September 2022 - Health insurance company nib is returning $40 million in health care claims to more than 600,000 ...

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2022 October price disclosure cycle – confirmed prices and patient savings reports

19 September 2022 - Confirmed prices reports for brands to be reduced on 1 October 2022 have now been published on ...

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