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PB 36 of 2021 Determinations/Health as made
This instrument amends the National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme-Exempt items - Section 84AH) Determination 2017 (PB 81 of 2017) to make changes to the pharmaceutical items that are determined to be exempt items.
Administered by: Health
Registered 31 Mar 2021
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PB 36 of 2021

 

National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme- Exempt items - Section 84AH) Amendment Determination 2021 (No. 1)

I, Thea Connolly, Assistant Secretary, Pricing and PBS Policy Branch, Technology Assessment and Access Division, Department of Health, delegate of the Minister for Health and Aged Care, make the following determination.

Dated   31 March 2021                       

THEA CONNOLLY

Assistant Secretary

Pricing and PBS Policy Branch

Technology Assessment and Access Division

Department of Health

 

 


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule — Amendments                                                                                            2

National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme–Exempt items – Section 84AH) Determination 2017 (PB 81 of 2017)                                                                                                                                                                   2

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme-Exempt items - Section 84AH) Amendment Determination 2021 (No. 1).

                   This instrument may also be cited as PB 36 of 2021.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

1 April 2021.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under section 84AH 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 Amendments

National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme–Exempt items – Section 84AH) Determination 2017 (PB 81 of 2017)

1  In the Schedule, after entry for Carbamazepine, Oral suspension 100 mg per 5 mL, 300 mL

Insert:

Cefuroxime

Powder for oral suspension 125 mg (as axetil) per 5 mL, 100 mL

Oral

2  In the Schedule, after entry for Paracetamol, Oral liquid 240 mg per 5 mL, 200 mL

Insert:

Paracetamol

Suppository 500 mg

Rectal