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PB 58 of 2018 Determinations/Health as made
This determination amends the Commonwealth Price (Pharmaceutical benefits supplied by approved pharmacists) Determination 2015 (PB 64 of 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 29 Jun 2018
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR13-Aug-2018
Tabled Senate13-Aug-2018
Date of repeal 02 Jul 2018
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

PB 58 of 2018

Commonwealth price (Pharmaceutical benefits supplied by approved pharmacists) Amendment Determination 2018

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   21   June 2018               

 

ABBEYGAIL BEAUMONT

Chairperson

 

 

SHAUN LARKIN

Member

 

 

JEREMY SAMMUT

Member

 

 

WENDY PHILLIPS

Member

 

 

ANDREW BLYTH

Member

 


1.             Name of Determination

         (1)   This instrument is the Commonwealth Price (Pharmaceutical benefits supplied by approved pharmacists) Amendment Determination 2018.

         (2)   This instrument may also be cited as PB 58 of 2018.

2.             Commencement

                This instrument commences 1 July 2018.

3.             Authority

                This instrument 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                Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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 benefits supplied by approved pharmacists) Determination 2015

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

omit:

$3.01

 

substitute:

$3.07

 

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

omit:

$9.19

 

substitute:

$9.33

 

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

omit:

$7.15

 

substitute:

$7.29

 

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

$4.04, per dispense

2

≥ $180, ≤ $2 089.71

$4.04, plus 3.5% of the amount by which the price to pharmacists for maximum quantity exceeds $180

3

> $2 089.71

$73.81

 [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

$4.04, per dispense

2

≥ $180, ≤ $2 089.71

$4.04, plus 3.5% of the amount by which the price to pharmacists for maximum quantity exceeds $180

3

> $2 089.71

$73.81