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PB 51 of 2017 Determinations/Health as made
This determination amends Commonwealth price (Pharmaceutical benefits supplied by approved pharmacists) Determination 2015 (PB 64 of 2015) to ensure it 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 30 Jun 2017
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Aug-2017
Tabled Senate08-Aug-2017
Date of repeal 02 Jul 2017
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

PB 51 of 2017

Commonwealth price (Pharmaceutical benefits supplied by approved pharmacists) Amendment Determination 2017

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 20 June 2017                   

 

JONATHAN HAMBERGER

Chairperson

 

 

ANTHONY HARRIS

Member

 

 

JEREMY SAMMUT

Member

 

 

HARRY ZAFER

Member

 

 

ANDREW BLYTH

Member

 


1.             Name of Determination

         (1)   This Determination is the Commonwealth price (Pharmaceutical benefits supplied by approved pharmacists) Amendment Determination 2017.

         (2)   This instrument may also be cited as PB 51 of 2017.

2.             Commencement

                This Determination commences 1 July 2017.

3.             Authority

                This Determination is made under paragraph 98B(1)(a) of the National Health Act 1953.

4.             Schedule

                Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

 


Schedule                  Amendments

Commonwealth Price (Pharmaceutical benefit supplied by approved pharmacists) Determination 2015

[1]           Part 1, section 6 (definition of dangerous drug fee)

omit:

$2.95

 

substitute:

$3.01

 

[2]           Part 1, section 6 (definition of extemporaneously-prepared dispensing fee)

omit:

$9.06

 

substitute:

$9.19

 

[3]           Part 1, section 6 (definition of ready-prepared dispensing fee)

omit:

$7.02

 

substitute:

$7.15

 

[4]           Part 2, paragraph 13(1)(a) (table)

repeal the table,

 

substitute:

 

AHI Tier

Price to pharmacists for maximum quantity

Administration, handling and infrastructure fee for maximum quantity

1

< $180

$3.94

2

≥ $180, ≤ $2 089.71

$3.94 + 3.5% of the amount by which the price to pharmacists for maximum quantity exceeds $180

3

> $2 089.71

$72.43

 

[5]           Part 3, section 21 (table)

repeal the table

 

substitute:

 

AHI Tier

Price to pharmacists for maximum quantity

Administration, handling and infrastructure fee for maximum quantity

1

< $180

$3.94

2

≥ $180, ≤ $2 089.71

$3.94 + 3.5% of the amount by which the price to pharmacists for maximum quantity exceeds $180

3

> $2 089.71

$72.43