Budget is why PHARMAC is letting down New Zealanders, CEO says

22 October 2020 - PHARMAC is struggling to cater to the demand of Kiwis. ...

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Budget 2020-21: Improving Access to Medicines – improving administration of the PBS and patient support programs

6 October 2020 - A one page Budget 2020-21 fact sheet that is heavy on political spin and light on hard ...

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Improving access to medicines

6 October 2020 - The 2020-2021 Budget creates a landmark PBS New Medicines Funding Guarantee.  ...

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Labour's promised PHARMAC boost 'not enough'

30 September 2020 - Palmerston North cancer patient Lydia Pei looks likely to have to depend on the community, not ...

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Government throwing billions at COVID-19 but not doubling PHARMAC budget 'makes no sense' - Malcolm Mullholland

17 September 2020 - The PHARMAC model is broken, according to an advocate for increased access to life-saving drugs in ...

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If money is no longer an issue, I have one request - double the PHARMAC budget

16 September 2020 - Long live the year 2020 - said no one ever. ...

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PHARMAC, COVID-19 health response get slice of $302 million fund

21 July 2020 - Minister of Health Chris Hipkins has announced a financial boost for public health services, setting aside more ...

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House proposes $3.2 billion for FDA in FY 2021

7 July 2020 - On Monday, the US House Committee on Appropriations’ Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug ...

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Sweden's cost of medicines is increasing

15 June 2020 - Sweden's costs for medicines have risen by about SEK 1 billion last year. This shows a ...

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COVID-19: Health Minister David Clark announces more medicines, vaccines in $160 million PHARMAC budget boost

10 May 2020 - Health Minister David Clark has rejected claims he and other Government ministers have been "gagged", as ...

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Trump’s 2021 budget request seeks modest funding increase for FDA

10 February 2020 - The Trump administration on Monday unveiled its FY 2021 budget proposal, seeking a 10% reduction in ...

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Patient advocacy group demands doubling of PHARMAC budget to fund life-saving treatments

3 December 2019 - A group of patient advocates are calling for PHARMAC's billion-dollar budget to be doubled so it ...

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Insurers pitch new ways to pay for million dollar therapies

5 September 2019 - Cigna and CVS Health are developing new programs to help employers afford gene therapies that can cost ...

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Northland cancer workers, patients welcome new agency and drug funding

4 September 2019 - Kaitaia woman Donna MacMillan is delighted that a $60 million boost in PHRAMAC's funding might see ...

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Some positives but also unanswered questions in Government's cancer announcement

2 September 2019 - The Government’s announcement to set up a National Cancer Agency within the Ministry of Health and ...

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