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PB 51 of 2019 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 19 Jun 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Jul-2019
Tabled Senate02-Jul-2019
Date of repeal 17 Sep 2019
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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PB 51 of 2019

Commonwealth price (Pharmaceutical benefits supplied by approved pharmacists) Amendment Determination 2019

We, the members of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Remuneration Tribunal, make this Determination.

Dated       13     June 2019          

 

ABBEYGAIL BEAUMONT

Chairperson

 

 

SHAUN LARKIN

Member

 

 

JEREMY SAMMUT

Member

 

 

WENDY PHILLIPS

Member

 

 


Contents

1  Name........................................................................................................................................ 1

2  Commencement........................................................................................................................ 1

3  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 1

4  Schedules................................................................................................................................. 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                           2

 

Commonwealth price (Pharmaceutical benefits supplied by approved pharmacists) Determination 2015

 


1  Name

(1)   This instrument is the Commonwealth price (Pharmaceutical benefits supplied by approved pharmacists) Amendment Determination 2019.

(2)   This instrument may also be cited as PB 51 of 2019.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences 1 July 2019.

3  Authority

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

4  Schedules

                   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 1Amendments

Commonwealth price (Pharmaceutical benefits supplied by approved pharmacists) Determination 2015

[1]           Section 6 (definition of dangerous drug fee)

 Omit “$3.07”, substitute “$3.11”.

 

[2]           Section 6 (definition of extemporaneously-prepared dispensing fee)

 Omit “$9.33”, substitute “$9.43”.

 

[3]           Section 6 (definition of ready-prepared dispensing fee)

Omit “$7.29”, substitute “$7.39”.

 

[4]           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

$4.09, per dispense

2

≥ $180, ≤ $2 089.71

$4.09, plus 3.5% of the amount by which the price to pharmacists for maximum quantity exceeds $180

3

> $2 089.71

$74.79

 

[5]           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

$4.09, per dispense

2

≥ $180, ≤ $2 089.71

$4.09, plus 3.5% of the amount by which the price to pharmacists for maximum quantity exceeds $180

3

>$2089.71

$74.79