Report calls for European funding reform for gene therapies

8 July 2019 - New payment models, dedicated investment, and better health technology assessment are among a raft of changes ...

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Pharma giant wants vaccination reform

9 July 2019 - Pharmaceutical giant GSK is calling for Australia to update its review of subsidised immunisation programs and ...

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Updated financial estimates workbook

5 July - An updated version of the Utilisation and cost model workbook is now available to support PBAC Submission. ...

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New PBS process improvements

3 July 2019 - The Department of Health and Medicines Australia have been working since late 2017 to deliver on commitments ...

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Updated PBAC Calendar and publication of Stage 1 PBS Process Improvements – Procedure Guidance and supporting documents

17 June 2019 - The Department of Health and Medicines Australia have been working since late 2017 to deliver on ...

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PBS process improvements webinar information forum

27 March 2019 - The Department of Health will be hosting a webinar on 5 April 2019 to provide industry, ...

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Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme process improvements webinar information forum

21 February 2019 - The Department of Health will be hosting a webinar to provide industry, consumers and clinicians with ...

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PHARMAC to review its practices following criticism of breast cancer drug funding

13 February 2019 - The government's drug-buying agency has announced it has begun an internal review following a petition and ...

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NHS England in legal battle with American firm over medicine procurement

7 November 2018 - An American pharmaceutical company has launched a legal challenge against NHS England over a procurement process ...

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Digital technology could revolutionise drug reimbursement in Spain

8 October 2018 - Digital technology could play a major role in creating a system that reimburses medicines based on ...

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Revised process for ultra-orphan medicines

8 October 2018 - Following the Scottish Government's announcement around a new pathway in June 2018, a new approach to the ...

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New Ministerial discretion guidance for first new brand statutory price reductions

2 October 2018 - Guidance material on requesting Ministerial discretion for first new brand statutory price reductions is now available. ...

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Information forums - streamlining PBS medicines listing processes

18 September 2018 - The Department of Health in collaboration with Medicines Australia will be hosting information forums in both ...

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Changes to TGA/PBAC parallel processing arrangements for biosimilar medicines

18 September 2018 - Submissions requesting the listing of a new biosimilar medicine are no longer eligible to be submitted under ...

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Using health technology assessment to assess the value of new medicines: results of a systematic review and expert consultation across eight European countries

23 January 2018 - Although health technology assessment systems base their decision making process either on economic evaluations or comparative clinical ...

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