Pharmacists v doctors: fiery prescription debate rages in WA

9 July 2019 - A proposal to allow pharmacists to issue repeat prescriptions should be backed as consumers will save ...

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Rosemary wants to be the 'Uber' of electronic scripts

8 July 2019 - The former managing director of Dropbox Australia, a Microsoft Health executive and an early Atlassian employee ...

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Pharmacies could hand out prescriptions for medicines under major WA healthcare reforms

5 July 2019 - Pharmacies would be given a dramatically expanded role in the healthcare of WA patients under new ...

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Changes to wholesale mark-up arrangements for PBS Section 85 medicines dispensed in public and private hospitals to come into effect on 1 October 2019

2 July 2019 - The National Health Amendment (Budget Measure) Determination 2019 and the National Health (Commonwealth Price – Pharmaceutical Benefits ...

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Medicines should be more affordable for all Australians

26 June 2019 - Australian consumers have unparalleled access to medicine at a subsidised price under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme ...

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Pharmacy benefit manager reform: lessons from Ohio

20 June 2019 - Addressing soaring prescription drug prices is a health care reform priority in the United States. ...

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Why the Pharmacy Guild is the most powerful lobby group you've never heard of

20 June 2019 - It's been called the most influential lobby group in Australia, and some believe it has the ...

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Afterpay added to radiology, pharmacy and GP services

5 June 2019 - Queenslanders are one of the country’s biggest users of Afterpay for dental and optometry services, and now ...

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PBM launches oncology biosimilar medical pharmacy initiative

4 June 2019 - Ahead of the anticipated 2019 marketing of FDA-approved anticancer biosimilars in the United States, pharmacy benefit manager ...

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Scripps study claims rebate system does inflate drug prices

3 June 2019 - The pharma industry has been claiming for years that the rebate system is a key factor ...

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A $1 discount on prescription medicines is under threat

16 May 2019 - Australians are likely to pay more for prescription medicines no matter who wins the election on ...

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CMS issues new guidance addressing spread pricing in Medicaid, ensures Pharmacy Benefit Managers are not up-charging taxpayers

15 May 2019 - Agency issues guidance for Medicaid Managed Care and CHIP health plans that clarifies how current regulations require ...

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Pharmacy benefit managers are the sole check against drug manufacturers’ pricing power

9 May 2019 - Administration’s proposed rule on rebates increases prescription drug prices, disrupts consumer access. ...

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Missing from the PBM hearings: value based drug reimbursement

11 April 2019 - This week, committees in both the Senate and House of Representatives used their power to shine ...

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CVS, Cigna, Humana blame big pharma at Senate hearing for skyrocketing US drug prices

9 April 2019 - In written testimony submitted to the Senate Finance Committee, they blasted the drug industry for the rising ...

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