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PB 25 of 2011 Determinations/Health as made
This Determination amends the National Health (Price and Special Patient Contribution) Determination 2010 (PB 109 of 2010) to provide for price determinations in relation to brands of pharmaceutical items for which the Minister and the responsible person have not been able to make a price agreement.
Administered by: Health
Registered 25 Mar 2011
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR10-May-2011
Tabled Senate10-May-2011
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

PB 25 of 2011

National Health (Price and Special Patient Contribution) Amendment Determination 2011 (No. 3)1

National Health Act 1953

I, FELICITY McNEILL, Acting First Assistant Secretary, Pharmaceutical Benefits Division, Department of Health and Ageing, delegate of the Minister for Health and Ageing, make this Determination under section 85B of the National Health Act 1953.

Dated 18 March 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FELICITY McNEILL

Acting First Assistant Secretary

Pharmaceutical Benefits Division

Department of Health and Ageing


 


1          Name of Instrument

            (1)        This Instrument is the National Health (Price and Special Patient Contribution) Amendment Determination 2011 (No. 3).

            (2)        This Instrument may also be cited as PB 25 of 2011.

2          Commencement

            (1)        Schedule 1 to this Instrument commences on 1 April 2011.

            (2)        Schedule 2 to this Instrument commences on 2 April 2011.

3          Amendment of the National Health (Price and Special Patient Contribution) Determination 2010 (PB 109 of 2010)

            Schedules 1 and 2 amend the National Health (Price and Special Patient Contribution) Determination 2010 (PB 109 of 2010).



Schedule 1     Amendments

 

 

[1]      Schedule 1, entry for Amoxycillin in the form Capsule 250 mg (as trihydrate)

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          2.41        substitute:             2.94

[2]      Schedule 1, entry for Amoxycillin in the form Capsule 500 mg (as trihydrate)

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          4.15        substitute:             4.68

[3]      Schedule 1, entry for Amoxycillin in the form Powder for oral suspension 125 mg (as trihydrate) per 5 ml, 100 mL

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          2.36        substitute:             2.75

[4]      Schedule 1, entry for Amoxycillin in the form Powder for oral suspension 250 mg (as trihydrate) per 5 ml, 100 mL

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          2.92        substitute:             3.44

[5]       Schedule 1, entry for Amoxycillin with Clavulanic Acid in the form Tablet containing 500 mg amoxycillin (as trihydrate) with 125 mg clavulanic acid (as potassium clavulanate)

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          6.02        substitute:             5.91

[6]       Schedule 1, entry for Amoxycillin with Clavulanic Acid in the form Tablet containing 875 mg amoxycillin (as trihydrate) with 125 mg clavulanic acid (as potassium clavulanate)

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          8.45        substitute:             8.53

[7]       Schedule 1, entry for Amoxycillin with Clavulanic Acid in the form Powder for oral suspension containing 125 mg amoxycillin
(as trihydrate) with 31.25 mg clavulanic acid (as potassium clavulanate) per 5 mL, 75 mL

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          4.16        substitute:             4.10

[8]       Schedule 1, entry for Amoxycillin with Clavulanic Acid in the form Powder for oral suspension containing 400 mg amoxycillin
(as trihydrate) with 57 mg clavulanic acid (as potassium clavulanate) per 5 mL, 60 mL

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          5.43        substitute:             5.33

[9]       Schedule 1, entry for Atenolol

(a) omit from the column headed “Determined Price”:               3.18        substitute:             2.67

(b) omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                    6.11        substitute:             5.13

[10]     Schedule 1, entry for Betaxolol

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          9.05        substitute:             9.08

[11]     Schedule 1, entry for Brinzolamide

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          15.23     substitute:             15.24

[12]     Schedule 1, after entry for Bupropion

            insert in the columns in the order indicated:

Candesartan

Tablet containing candesartan cilexetil 8 mg

Oral

Atacand

30

12.13

13.83

 

Tablet containing candesartan cilexetil 16 mg

Oral

Atacand

30

19.56

21.52

 

Tablet containing candesartan cilexetil 32 mg

Oral

Atacand

30

35.70

37.57

[13]     Schedule 1, entry for Carbamazepine in the form Tablet 100 mg

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          6.31        substitute:             6.54

[14]     Schedule 1, entry for Carbamazepine in the form Tablet 200 mg

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          10.95     substitute:             11.10

[15]     Schedule 1, entry for Carbomer

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          4.17        substitute:             4.65

[16]     Schedule 1, entry for Ciprofloxacin in the form Eye drops 3 mg (as hydrochloride) per mL, 5 mL

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          10.43     substitute:             10.49

[17]     Schedule 1, entry for Citalopram

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          17.33     substitute:             17.52

[18]     Schedule 1, entry for Clomipramine

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          11.30     substitute:             11.64

[19]     Schedule 1, entry for Codeine with Paracetamol

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          3.69        substitute:             3.81


 

[20]     Schedule 1, entry for Cyclosporin

omit:

 

Capsule 25 mg

Oral

Neoral 25

30

41.28

42.26

[21]     Schedule 1, entry for Cyclosporin in the form Capsule 50 mg

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          86.95     substitute:             87.03

[22]     Schedule 1, entry for Cyclosporin in the form Capsule 100 mg

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          176.07   substitute:             176.51

[23]     Schedule 1, entry for Dexamethasone with Framycetin and Gramicidin

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          4.20        substitute:             4.24

[24]     Schedule 1, entry for Diclofenac in the form Tablet (enteric coated) containing diclofenac sodium 25 mg

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          3.55        substitute:             3.76

[25]     Schedule 1, entry for Diclofenac in the form Tablet (enteric coated) containing diclofenac sodium 50 mg

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          5.44        substitute:             5.86

[26]     Schedule 1, entry for Escitalopram in the form Tablet 10 mg (as oxalate)

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          22.81     substitute:             22.90

[27]     Schedule 1, entry for Escitalopram in the form Tablet 20 mg (as oxalate)

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          24.78     substitute:             24.89

[28]     Schedule 1, entry for Fluoxetine in each of the forms: Tablet, dispersible, 20 mg (as hydrochloride); and Capsule 20 mg
(as hydrochloride)

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          15.30     substitute:             15.65

[29]     Schedule 1, entry for Frusemide in the form Tablet 20 mg

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          1.86        substitute:             1.90

[30]     Schedule 1, entry for Frusemide in the form Tablet 40 mg

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          3.94        substitute:             4.04

[31]     Schedule 1, entry for Glibenclamide

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          5.55        substitute:             5.57

[32]     Schedule 1, entry for Glimepiride in the form Tablet 1 mg

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          4.53        substitute:             4.65

[33]     Schedule 1, entry for Glimepiride in the form Tablet 2 mg

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          6.56        substitute:             6.69

[34]     Schedule 1, entry for Glimepiride in the form Tablet 3 mg

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          7.75        substitute:             7.86

[35]     Schedule 1, entry for Glimepiride in the form Tablet 4 mg

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          8.96        substitute:             9.08

[36]     Schedule 1, entry for Hypromellose

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          4.87        substitute:             5.04

[37]     Schedule 1, entry for Hypromellose with Carbomer 980

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          4.87        substitute:             5.04

[38]     Schedule 1, entry for Hypromellose with Dextran

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          5.05        substitute:             5.08

[39]     Schedule 1, entry for Isotretinoin

(a) omit from the column headed “Determined Price”:               117.53   substitute:             98.73

(b) omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                    119.57   substitute:             100.44

[40]     Schedule 1, entry for Ketoprofen

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          12.92     substitute:             12.95


 

[41]     Schedule 1, entry for Lamotrigine in the form Tablet 5 mg

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          9.16        substitute:             9.18

[42]     Schedule 1, entry for Lamotrigine in the form Tablet 25 mg

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          19.62     substitute:             19.63

[43]     Schedule 1, entry for Lamotrigine in the form Tablet 50 mg

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          32.28     substitute:             32.40

[44]     Schedule 1, entry for Lamotrigine in the form Tablet 100 mg

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          53.37     substitute:             53.42

[45]     Schedule 1, entry for Lamotrigine in the form Tablet 200 mg

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          89.22     substitute:             89.28

[46]     Schedule 1, entry for Lercanidipine in the form Tablet containing lercanidipine hydrochloride 10 mg

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          9.67        substitute:             10.94

[47]     Schedule 1, entry for Lercanidipine in the form Tablet containing lercanidipine hydrochloride 20 mg

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          16.32     substitute:             16.35

[48]     Schedule 1, entry for Metoprolol in the form Tablet containing metoprolol tartrate 50 mg (Lopresor 50)

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          5.60        substitute:             6.35

[49]     Schedule 1, entry for Metoprolol in the form Tablet containing metoprolol tartrate 100 mg (Lopresor 100)

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          6.57        substitute:             7.32

[50]     Schedule 1, entry for Metronidazole in the form Tablet 400 mg

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          4.88        substitute:             4.98

[51]     Schedule 1, entry for Metronidazole in the form Tablet 200 mg

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          3.17        substitute:             3.27

[52]     Schedule 1, entry for Paraffin in the form Eye ointment, compound, containing white soft paraffin with liquid paraffin, 3.5 g

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          7.36        substitute:             7.39

[53]     Schedule 1, entry for Paroxetine

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          16.45     substitute:             16.91

[54]     Schedule 1, entry for Potassium Chloride

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          3.97        substitute:             4.09

[55]     Schedule 1, entry for Prochlorperazine

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          5.58        substitute:             5.64

[56]     Schedule 1, entry for Ranitidine in the form Tablet 150 mg (as hydrochloride)

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          10.87     substitute:             10.98

[57]     Schedule 1, entry for Ranitidine in the form Tablet, effervescent, 150 mg (as hydrochloride)

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          6.09        substitute:             6.11

[58]     Schedule 1, entry for Ranitidine in the form Tablet 300 mg (as hydrochloride)

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          10.87     substitute:             10.98

[59]     Schedule 1, entry for Roxithromycin in each of the forms: Tablet 150 mg; and Tablet 300 mg

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          6.56        substitute:             6.67

[60]     Schedule 1, entry for Salbutamol in the form Pressurised inhalation 100 micrograms (as sulfate) per dose, 200 doses
(CFC-free formulation)

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          4.34        substitute:             4.50

[61]     Schedule 1, entry for Salbutamol in the form Nebuliser solution 2.5 mg (as sulfate) in 2.5 mL single dose units, 30

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          5.78        substitute:             5.76

[62]     Schedule 1, entry for Salbutamol in the form Nebuliser solution 5 mg (as sulfate) in 2.5 mL single dose units, 30

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          6.06        substitute:             6.05

[63]     Schedule 1, omit entry for Terbinafine

[64]     Schedule 1, entry for Valproic Acid in the form Tablet (enteric coated) containing sodium valproate 500 mg

omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          22.86     substitute:             22.90

[65]     Schedule 2, after entry for Amoxycillin

            insert in the columns in the order indicated:

Candesartan

Tablet containing candesartan cilexetil 8 mg

Oral

Atacand

Adverse effects ocurring with all of the base-priced drugs

 

 

 

 

Drug interactions ocurring with all of the base-priced drugs

 

 

 

 

Drug interactions expected to occur with all of the base-priced drugs

 

 

 

 

Transfer to a base-priced drug would cause patient confusion resulting in problems with compliance

 

Tablet containing candesartan cilexetil 16 mg

Oral

Atacand

Adverse effects ocurring with all of the base-priced drugs

 

 

 

 

Drug interactions ocurring with all of the base-priced drugs

 

 

 

 

Drug interactions expected to occur with all of the base-priced drugs

 

 

 

 

Transfer to a base-priced drug would cause patient confusion resulting in problems with compliance

 

Tablet containing candesartan cilexetil 32 mg

Oral

Atacand

Adverse effects ocurring with all of the base-priced drugs

 

 

 

 

Drug interactions ocurring with all of the base-priced drugs

 

 

 

 

Drug interactions expected to occur with all of the base-priced drugs

 

 

 

 

Transfer to a base-priced drug would cause patient confusion resulting in problems with compliance

 

 


Schedule 2     Amendments

 

 

[1]      Schedule 1, entry for Alendronic Acid

(a) omit from the column headed “Determined Price”:               34.24     substitute:             26.92

(b) omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                    36.20     substitute:             28.46

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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