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PB 50 of 2016 Determinations/Health as made
This determination amends the Commonwealth Price (Pharmaceutical benefits supplied by approved pharmacists) Determination 2015 to ensure that the determination continues to give effect to the terms of the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement with respect to the annual indexation adjustment to the dispensing fee for Ready Prepared and Extemporaneously Prepared pharmaceutical benefits, Handling and Infrastructure fee and the Dangerous Drug fee as determined by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Remuneration Tribunal (PBRT).
Administered by: Health
Registered 17 Jun 2016
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR30-Aug-2016
Tabled Senate30-Aug-2016
Date of repeal 02 Jul 2016
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

PB 50 of 2016

Commonwealth price (Pharmaceutical benefits supplied by approved pharmacists) Amendment Determination 2016

National Health Act 1953

We, the members of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Remuneration Tribunal, make this Determination under paragraph 98B(1)(a) of the National Health Act 1953.

Dated 3rd June 2016                   

 

JONATHAN HAMBERGER

Chairperson

 

 

ANTHONY HARRIS

Member

 

 

JEREMY SAMMUT

Member

 

 

HARRY ZAFER

Member

 


1.             Name of Determination

                This Determination is the Commonwealth price (Pharmaceutical benefits supplied by approved pharmacists) Amendment Determination 2016.

2.             Commencement

                This Determination commences 1 July 2016.

3.             Amendment

                Schedule 1 amends the Commonwealth Price (Pharmaceutical benefits supplied by approved pharmacists) Determination 2015 made 29 June 2015. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule 1               Amendments

[1]           Part 1, Preliminary, Clause 6, Definitions
(dangerous drug fee amount)

                omit:

$2.91

 

                substitute:

$2.95

 

[2]           Part 1, Preliminary, Clause 6, Definitions
(extemporaneously-prepared dispensing fee amount)

omit:

$8.97

 

substitute:

$9.06

 

[3]           Part 1, Preliminary, Clause 6, Definitions
(ready-prepared dispensing fee amount)

omit:

$6.93

 

substitute:

$7.02

 

[4]           Part 2, Clause 13, Ready-prepared pharmaceutical benefits-administration, handling and infrastructure fee

omit:

table at (1)(a)

 

substitute:

 

AHI Tier

Price to pharmacists for maximum quantity

Administration, handling and infrastructure fee for maximum quantity

1

< $180

$3.54

2

≥ $180, ≤ $2 089.71

$3.54 + 3.5% of the amount by which the price to pharmacists for maximum quantity exceeds $180

3

> $2 089.71

$70.92

 

[5]           Part 3, Clause 21, Extemporaneously-prepared pharmaceutical benefits-administration, handling and infrastructure fee

omit:

table

 

substitute:

 

AHI Tier

Price to pharmacists for maximum quantity

Administration, handling and infrastructure fee for maximum quantity

1

< $180

$3.54

2

≥ $180, ≤ $2 089.71

$3.54 + 3.5% of the amount by which the price to pharmacists for maximum quantity exceeds $180

3

> $2 089.71

$70.92

 

[6]           Endnotes

omit:

All Endnotes