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PB 81 of 2017 Determinations/Health as amended, taking into account amendments up to National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme-Exempt items - Section 84AH) Amendment Determination 2019 (No. 2) (PB 44 of 2019)
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National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme‑Exempt items ‑ Section 84AH) Determination 2017 (PB 81 of 2017)

made under section 84AH of the

National Health Act 1953

Compilation No. 7

Compilation date:                              1 June 2019

Includes amendments up to:            PB 44 of 2019

Registered:                                         4 June 2019

 

About this compilation

This compilation

This is a compilation of the National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme-Exempt items - Section 84AH) Determination 2017 (PB 81 of 2017) that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 1 June 2019 (the compilation date).

The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending laws and the amendment history of provisions of the compiled law.

Uncommenced amendments

The effect of uncommenced amendments is not shown in the text of the compiled law. Any uncommenced amendments affecting the law are accessible on the Legislation Register (www.legislation.gov.au). The details of amendments made up to, but not commenced at, the compilation date are underlined in the endnotes. For more information on any uncommenced amendments, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled law.

Application, saving and transitional provisions for provisions and amendments

If the operation of a provision or amendment of the compiled law is affected by an application, saving or transitional provision that is not included in this compilation, details are included in the endnotes.

Editorial changes

For more information about any editorial changes made in this compilation, see the endnotes.

Modifications

If the compiled law is modified by another law, the compiled law operates as modified but the modification does not amend the text of the law. Accordingly, this compilation does not show the text of the compiled law as modified. For more information on any modifications, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled law.

Self‑repealing provisions

If a provision of the compiled law has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law, details are included in the endnotes.

  

  

  


Contents

1............ Name of Instrument....................................................................................................... 1

4............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

5............ Definitions..................................................................................................................... 1

6............ Exempt items................................................................................................................. 1

Schedule                                                                                                                                                             2

Endnotes                                                                                                                                                                 4

Endnote 1—About the endnotes                                                                                                        4

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key                                                                                                            5

Endnote 3—Legislation history                                                                                                         6

Endnote 4—Amendment history                                                                                                       7


1  Name of Instrument

             (1)  This instrument is the National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme‑Exempt items ‑ Section 84AH) Determination 2017.

             (2)  This instrument may also be cited as PB 81 of 2017.

4  Authority

                   This Determination is made under section 84AH of the National Health Act 1953 (the Act).

5  Definitions

                   In this Determination:

pharmaceutical item has the meaning given by section 84AB of the Act.

Note:          Terms used in this Determination have the same meaning as in the Act – see section 13 of the Legislation Act 2003. These terms include:

                   •   listed drug

                   •   form

                   •   manner of administration

6  Exempt items

                   The pharmaceutical items identified in the Schedule are exempt from statutory price reductions and price disclosure requirements under Division 3A and 3B of Part VII of the Act.


Schedule

  

  

Listed Drug

Form (strength, type, size, etc.)

Manner of administration

Amisulpride

Oral solution 100 mg per mL, 60 mL

Oral

Amoxicillin

Powder for paediatric drops 100 mg (as trihydrate) per mL, 20 mL

Oral

Artemether with Lumefantrine

Tablet (dispersible) 20 mg‑120 mg

Oral

Azithromycin

Powder for oral suspension 200 mg (as dihydrate) per 5 mL, 15mL

Oral

Atenolol

Oral solution 50 mg in 10 mL, 300 mL

Oral

Captopril 

Oral solution 5 mg per mL,  95 mL

Oral

Carbamazepine

Oral suspension 100 mg per 5 mL,  300 mL

Oral

Ciclosporin

Oral liquid 100 mg per mL, 50 mL

Oral

Ciclosporin

Capsule 10 mg

Oral

Ciclosporin

Solution concentrate for I.V. infusion 50 mg in 1 mL

Injection

Ciprofloxacin

Ear drops 3 mg (as hydrochloride) per mL, 5 mL

Application to the ear

Clarithromycin

Powder for oral liquid 250 mg per 5 mL, 50 mL

Oral

Clonazepam

Oral liquid 2.5 mg per mL, 10 mL

Oral

Clonazepam

Injection 1 mg in 2 mL (set containing solution 1 mg in 1 mL and 1 mL diluent)

Injection

Diazepam

Injection 10 mg in 2mL

Injection

Diazepam

Oral liquid 1 mg in 1 mL, 100 mL

Oral

Diclofenac

Suppository containing diclofenac sodium 100 mg

Rectal

Digoxin

Paediatric oral solution 50 micrograms per mL,  60 mL

Oral

Efavirenz

Oral solution 30 mg per mL, 180 mL

Oral

Escitalopram

Oral solution 20 mg (as oxalate) per mL, 15 mL

Oral

Ethosuximide

Oral solution 250 mg per 5 mL, 200 mL

Oral

Fluconazole

Powder for oral suspension 50 mg in 5 mL, 35 mL

Oral

Furosemide

Oral solution 10 mg per mL, 30 mL

Oral

Glyceryl Trinitrate

Sublingual spray (pump pack) 400 micrograms per dose, 200 doses

Sublingual

Hydromorphone

Oral liquid containing hydromorphone hydrochloride 1 mg per mL, 200 mL

Oral

Indometacin

Suppository 100 mg

Rectal

Mercaptopurine

Oral suspension containing mercaptopurine monohydrate 20 mg per mL, 100 mL

Oral

Methadone

Oral liquid containing methadone hydrochloride 25 mg per 5mL, 200 mL

Oral

Methadone

Injection containing methadone hydrochloride 10 mg in 1 mL

Injection

Metronidazole

Suppositories 500 mg, 10

Rectal

Metronidazole

Oral suspension containing metronidazole benzoate 320 mg per 5 mL, 100 mL

Oral

Mycophenolic Acid

Powder for oral suspension containing mycophenolate mofetil 1 g per 5 mL, 165 mL

Oral

Naproxen

Oral suspension 125 mg per 5mL, 474 mL

Oral

Nevirapine

Oral suspension 50 mg (as hemihydrate) per 5 mL, 240 mL

Oral

Ondansetron

Syrup, 4 mg (as hydrochloride dihydrate) per 5 mL, 50mL

Oral

Oxycodone

Oral solution containing oxycodone hydrochloride 1 mg per mL, 250 mL

Oral

Pantoprazole

Sachet containing granules 40 mg (as sodium sesquihydrate)

Oral

Paracetamol

Oral liquid 120 mg per 5 mL, 100 mL

Oral

Paracetamol

Oral liquid 240 mg per 5 mL, 200 mL

Oral

Paracetamol

Suppositories 500 mg, 24

Rectal

Prochlorperazine

Injection containing prochlorperazine mesilate 12.5 mg in 1 mL

Injection

Ranitidine

Syrup 150 mg (as hydrochloride) per 10 mL, 300 mL

Oral

Risperidone

Oral solution 1mg per mL, 100 mL

Oral

Roxithromycin

Tablet for oral suspension 50 mg

Oral

Salbutamol

Oral solution 2 mg (as sulfate) per 5 mL, 150 mL

Oral

Salbutamol

Pressurised inhalation in breath actuated device 100 micrograms (as sulfate) per dose, 200 doses (CFC‑free formulation)

Inhalation by mouth

Terbinafine

Cream containing terbinafine hydrochloride 10 mg per g, 15 g

Application

Tramadol

Oral drops containing tramadol hydrochloride 100 mg per mL, 10 mL

Oral

Valganciclovir

Powder for oral solution 50 mg (as hydrochloride) per mL, 100 mL

Oral

Valproic Acid

Tablet, crushable, containing sodium valproate 100 mg

Oral

Valproic Acid

Oral liquid containing sodium valproate 200 mg per 5mL, 300 mL

Oral

Valproic Acid

Oral solution containing sodium valproate 200 mg per 5mL, 300 mL

Oral

Voriconazole

Powder for oral suspension 40 mg per mL, 70 mL

Oral


Endnotes

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

The endnotes provide information about this compilation and the compiled law.

The following endnotes are included in every compilation:

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

Endnote 3—Legislation history

Endnote 4—Amendment history

Abbreviation key—Endnote 2

The abbreviation key sets out abbreviations that may be used in the endnotes.

Legislation history and amendment history—Endnotes 3 and 4

Amending laws are annotated in the legislation history and amendment history.

The legislation history in endnote 3 provides information about each law that has amended (or will amend) the compiled law. The information includes commencement details for amending laws and details of any application, saving or transitional provisions that are not included in this compilation.

The amendment history in endnote 4 provides information about amendments at the provision (generally section or equivalent) level. It also includes information about any provision of the compiled law that has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law.

Editorial changes

The Legislation Act 2003 authorises First Parliamentary Counsel to make editorial and presentational changes to a compiled law in preparing a compilation of the law for registration. The changes must not change the effect of the law. Editorial changes take effect from the compilation registration date.

If the compilation includes editorial changes, the endnotes include a brief outline of the changes in general terms. Full details of any changes can be obtained from the Office of Parliamentary Counsel.

Misdescribed amendments

A misdescribed amendment is an amendment that does not accurately describe the amendment to be made. If, despite the misdescription, the amendment can be given effect as intended, the amendment is incorporated into the compiled law and the abbreviation “(md)” added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

If a misdescribed amendment cannot be given effect as intended, the abbreviation “(md not incorp)” is added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

 

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

 

ad = added or inserted

o = order(s)

am = amended

Ord = Ordinance

amdt = amendment

orig = original

c = clause(s)

par = paragraph(s)/subparagraph(s)

C[x] = Compilation No. x

    /sub‑subparagraph(s)

Ch = Chapter(s)

pres = present

def = definition(s)

prev = previous

Dict = Dictionary

(prev…) = previously

disallowed = disallowed by Parliament

Pt = Part(s)

Div = Division(s)

r = regulation(s)/rule(s)

ed = editorial change

reloc = relocated

exp = expires/expired or ceases/ceased to have

renum = renumbered

    effect

rep = repealed

F = Federal Register of Legislation

rs = repealed and substituted

gaz = gazette

s = section(s)/subsection(s)

LA = Legislation Act 2003

Sch = Schedule(s)

LIA = Legislative Instruments Act 2003

Sdiv = Subdivision(s)

(md) = misdescribed amendment can be given

SLI = Select Legislative Instrument

    effect

SR = Statutory Rules

(md not incorp) = misdescribed amendment

Sub‑Ch = Sub‑Chapter(s)

    cannot be given effect

SubPt = Subpart(s)

mod = modified/modification

underlining = whole or part not

No. = Number(s)

    commenced or to be commenced

 

Endnote 3—Legislation history

 

Name

Registration

Commencement

Application, saving and transitional provisions

PB 81 of 2017

26 Sept 2017 (F2017L01265)

26 Sept 2017 (s 2)

 

PB 90 of 2017

30 Oct 2017 (F2017L01400)

1 Nov 2017 (s 2)

PB 45 of 2018

31 May 2018 (F2018l00694)

1 June 2018 (s 2)

PB 61 of 2018

29 June 2018 (F2018L00958)

1 July 2018 (s 2)

PB 72 of 2018

1 Aug 2018 (F2018L01074)

1 Aug 2018 (s 2)

PB 97 of 2018

26 Oct 2018 (F2018L01484)

1 Nov 2018 (s 2)

PB 27 of 2019

28 Mar 2019 (F2019L00451)

1 Apr 2019 (s 2)

PB 44 of 2019

30 May 2019 (F2019L00705)

1 June 2019 (s 2)

 

Endnote 4—Amendment history

 

Provision affected

How affected

s 2.............................................

rep LA s 48D

s 3.............................................

rep LA s 48C

Schedule

 

Schedule...................................

am PB 90 of 2017; PB 45 of 2018; PB 61 of 2018; PB 72 of 2018; PB 97 of 2018; PB 27 of 2019; PB 44 of 2019