‘Serious implications’ if menopause treatments removed from PBS

25 May 2021 - Experts warn the proposed delisting of medications will not only impose cost-related issues, but potentially affect quality ...

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Insights from the January 2021 issue of the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits

12 January 2021 - The January 2021 issue of the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits tells very different tales for two innovative ...

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Ineffective treatments to be removed from basic health insurance package

5 October 2020 - Treatments that have not been proven effective will be removed from the Netherlands' basic health insurance package, ...

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Withdrawal from the drug benefits on 1 March 2020

12 February 2020 - Aprovel, Differin and Plavix are among the medicines that are withdrawn from the drug benefits at the ...

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Withdrawal from the drug benefits on 1 February 2020

16 January 2020 - Iressa, Procoralan, Skinoren Cream, Vesicare and Reyataz are among the medicines that are withdrawn from the drug ...

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Withdrawal from the drug benefits on 1 December

15 November 2019 - Below is a compilation of the medicines in different packaging sizes which, at the companies' own ...

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NHS England scraps 7 more drugs on prescription

8 July 2019 - NHS England has issued a new guidance scrapping seven medicines from its prescriptions list, estimating to save ...

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Withdrawals from the drug benefits - August 2019

8 July 2019 - Etalpha 80 mg & 100 capsules, Leflunomide medac 15 mg & 30 tablets and Maviret 100 mg ...

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Cigna is no longer covering pricey EpiPen

11 January 2017 - Cigna, a top health insurer, is dropping coverage of the EpiPen. ...

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France's High Authority of Health is in favour of delisting Alzheimer's disease drugs

22 October 2016 - The Transparency Committee, responsible for evaluating medicinal products within the High Authority of Health recommended against ...

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Diabetics fear for health after government removes blood sugar test subsidy

17 July 2016 - Diabetics will pay 50 times more for strips that help them monitor their blood sugar levels after ...

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Removal of blood glucose test strips from the PBS on 1 July 2016

21 June 2016 - From 1 July 2016 blood glucose test strips will no longer be available on the PBS. ...

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Guild asks PBAC to review PBS de-listings

30 December 2015 - The Pharmacy Guild has written to the PBAC asking for a review of the de-listing from the ...

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Breast cancer drug Kadcyla to remain on NHS after manufacturer lowers price

5 November 2015 - The drug was set to be dumped from UK’s list of approved medicines before a deal ...

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Over-the-counter items recommended for de-listing or amendment from 1 January 2016

2 November 2015 - A number of over-the-counter products will delisted from the PBS on 1 January 2016 if the Minister ...

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