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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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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Labor fulfils vow to cut cost of scripts

21 October 2022 - Labor will list four new medicines on the PBS from November to offer Australians cheaper treatments ...

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Health insurance prices set for takeoff

18 October 2022 - Millions of Americans will find out soon how much their health insurance premiums will increase next ...

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Free medicines under proposed plan to slash PBS co-payment

8 October 2022 - One of Australia’s leading pharmacy chains wants to offer some medicines for free and others at a ...

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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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FDA’s drug industry fees fuel concerns over influence

15 September 2022 - The pharmaceutical industry finances about 75% of the agency’s drug division, through a controversial program that ...

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Cheaper scripts for millions

7 September 2022 - For the first time in its 75 year history, the maximum cost of general scripts under ...

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2022-2023 cost recovery implementation statement

12 August 2022 - The 2022-23 PBS and NIP cost recovery implementation statement is now available.  ...

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Australians forced to pay for methadone and other drugs to get off addictive PBS medication

7 August 2022 - Aussie taxpayers are subsidising addictive pain medication but not the treatments that help get patients off the ...

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Health insurance premiums are heading higher but by how much?

6 August 2022 - Australians are expected to pay significantly more for health insurance but talk of a double digit premium ...

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Bupa patients worried Ramsay Health Care hospital dispute will leave them out of pocket

3 August 2022 - A funding dispute between one of Australia's largest private hospital operators and a major insurer could ...

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Changes to cost recovery arrangements from 1 August 2022

1 August 2022 -  PBS cost recovery fees and charges have now been updated with the fees that will apply ...

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Lowest drug plan premium does not always mean lowest cost for you

26 July 2022 - Before Medicare, you probably had coverage through an employer group health plan.  ...

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DiRx launches groundbreaking annual savings plan: unlimited prescriptions and refills for more than 1,000 generic medications for one annual fee

18 July 2022 - DiRx, an online pharmacy eliminating barriers to medicine affordability and accessibility, today launched its two-tiered Annual ...

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