Final budget outcomes reveal industry efforts to take pressure off PBS

Medicines Australia

26 September 2017 - The Final Budget Outcome papers released today reveal the enormous efforts of the members of Medicines Australia to keep expenditure low on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme while providing Australians with incredible access to breakthrough medicines.

Our members invent, research, develop and manufacture the latest therapies that help to make Australia healthier and more productive and also take the pressure off our hospitals.

The Final Budget Outcome for 2016-17 shows that the Federal Government spent $13.379 billion on the PBS.

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