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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PHARMAC says funding Trikafta would take 'almost all' new money

8 June 2022 - PHARMAC's chairman says funding the cystic fibrosis drug Trikafta would swallow nearly all the new money ...

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Budget 2022: PHARMAC funding boost a 'glimpse of hope' for cystic fibrosis sufferer

25 May 2022 - For the first time in his life, Troy Watson thought he was going to "lose the ...

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Budget 2022: critically ill patients 'bitterly disappointed' by PHARMAC funding

19 May 2022 - Critically ill patients say they're "bitterly disappointed" by today's PHARMAC Budget announcement and were left looking ...

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Budget 2022-23 – no ‘big bang’ announcements in health

29 March 2022 - Medicines Australia welcomes tonight’s Budget announcements for new PBS listings and on-going COVID-19 measures. ...

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Record investment in the future of Australia's health system

29 March 2022 - The Australian Government is investing in a stronger health system as part of our plan for a ...

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Federal Budget vision must extend beyond election day to secure better long-term health for all Australians

28 March 2022 - Medicines Australia is hoping tomorrow’s Budget reveals a long-term vision for health with strong investments in ...

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TLV's web application for TNF inhibitors shows room for savings

15 October 2021 - The TLV, has developed a web application that will show the regions' use of TNF inhibitors ...

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70 percent of Kiwis want Government to give PHARMAC more money - survey

10 October 2021 - New Zealanders have sent a clear message to the Government to fund medicines better or their ...

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Medicare expansion and a lower eligibility age are included in Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget plan

9 August 2021 - There’s no guarantee that these proposals will make it through the full legislative process. ...

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Treasury wanted Labour to break all health election promises bar one

5 August 2021 - Treasury told the Government to kick its election promises like funding for PHARMAC, cochlear implants, and ...

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Sweden's cost of medicines is increasing

15 June 2021 - Sweden's costs for pharmaceuticals have risen by approximately SEK 2 billion between 2019 and 2020.  ...

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Budget 2021: Health boost for PHARMAC and funding for Māori Health Authority

20 May 2021 - Health Minister Andrew Little said it was one of the biggest increases PHARMAC had ever had ...

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Boring Budget 2021 reinforces two tier medicines access system in New Zealand

20 May 2021 - Announcement in the budget today of $200 million over the next four years is simply meeting the ...

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