Saskatchewan becomes sixth Canadian province to implement a biosimilar switching policy

21 October 2022 - Saskatchewan joined five provinces and one territory in implementing a biosimilar switching policy, allowing for reference ...

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Medicare reports

17 October 2022 - Minister for Health and Aged Care, Mark Butler has issued the following statement regarding Medicare reporting. ...

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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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Health movement in South Korea fights for universal access to medicines

10 September 2022 - Civil society in South Korea renewed its commitment to ensure universal access to medicines and public pharmaceutical ...

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New PM will ‘inherit an NHS in its most challenging state for decades’

5 September 2022 - Warning comes from NHS leaders as new Prime Minister prepares to move into Number 10. ...

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Every life is worth the same, but maybe not at PHARMAC

4 September 2022 - One of the dubious consequences of our obsession with race is the collection of data on ...

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Amazon versus Apple: only one will rewrite the rules of health care

29 August 2022 - Big tech has had a surprisingly small impact on U.S. healthcare, so far. ...

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To improve access and equity, move vaccine coverage to Medicare Part B

17 August 2022 - Within the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 is a provision worthy of praise: the elimination of cost-sharing ...

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National Medicines Policy review – registrations for targeted stakeholder consultation sessions and open public forum

22 August 2022 - The Department of Health and Aged Care is inviting stakeholders to provide feedback on the revised ...

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Restart of National Medicines Policy Review is welcome, but assurances needed over further consultation and feedback processes

18 August 2022 - Medicines Australia welcomes the restart of the National Medicines Policy Review, which was put on hold ...

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Restart of the National Medicines Policy review – further consultation on a revised draft

17 August 2022 - The Department of Health and Aged Care is inviting stakeholders to provide feedback on a revised ...

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Revealed: sick state of bulk-billing

15 August 2022 - Doctors expect the national bulk-billing rate may plunge to as little as 30% within two years ...

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Policy updates on access to and affordability of innovative medicines in China

22 July 2022 - In China, efforts to qualify innovative medical products for reimbursement used to be subject to substantial delays ...

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CADTH Advisory Panel report recommends framework for potential pan-Canadian formulary

11 July 2022 - In July 2021, the Government of Canada approached CADTH to develop a recommended framework for creating and ...

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Health Ministers and Health Chief Executives met today in Canberra to discuss priorities for the Australian health system

1 July 2022 - Health Ministers and Health Chief Executives met today in Canberra to discuss priorities for the Australian health ...

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