pbs

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How the PBS works

What is the PBS? And how does it work?

How the PBS works

The PBS began in 1948 providing free medicines for specific conditions.

New cancer treatment listed on PBS

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New cancer treatment listed on PBS

Treatment continues the battle to give cancer patients greater peace of mind while extending their ...

Know your concession entitlements

Centrelink Q&A: What concessions are you entitled to?

Know your concession entitlements

Jacqueline has received her concession card with her husband's name on it and wants to ...

Cheaper medicines for 500,000

cheaper meds

Cheaper medicines for 500,000

New PBS listings set to save some patients more than $100,000.

Sweet news for diabetics

Sweet news for diabetics

Sweet news for diabetics

Difficult-to-treat diabetes just got easier with government subsidy.

Better access to Medicare bulk billing

Budget 2017: Better access to bulk billing and PBS

Better access to Medicare bulk billing

The freeze on the indexation of the MBS will gradually cease from 1 July 2017.

Medicine prices to fall

Medicine prices to fall

Medicine prices to fall

Only six out of 10 Australians opt for generic medicine.

Why is this surcharge applied?

Senior woman with medicine and reading drug prescription

Why is this surcharge applied?

What extra charges are applied to PBS medicines?

Common medicines drop in price

Common medicines drop in price

Common medicines drop in price

PBS changes mean you could save $20 the next time you visit the pharmacy.

PBS changes could be costly

dollar signs in a medication capsule

PBS changes could be costly

As of 1 January, pharmacists have the option to charge up to $1 less for ...

Robbing Peter to cure Paul

Pathology cuts to fund cure for Hepatitis C

Robbing Peter to cure Paul

Sussan Ley announces new funding for Hepatitis C cure, but it comes at a cost.

Drug policy may save $300 million

Drug policy may save $300 million

Drug policy may save $300 million

Government and patients would save millions of dollars with this policy.

PBS medicine prices to be slashed

PBS medicine prices to be slashed

PBS medicine prices to be slashed

New legislation may see customers pay up to 50 per cent less for common PBS ...

Health measures

Health measures

Health measures

A raft of health measures have been announced.

Life-saving cancer drug available

Life-saving cancer drug available

Life-saving cancer drug available

A life-saving cancer drug will soon be available in Australia.

Increased PBS co-payments

Increased PBS co-payments

Increased PBS co-payments

The Government will increase co-payments on PBS prescriptions.

Cheaper medication

Cheaper medication

Cheaper medication

The cost of 50 new and updated medications will now be subsidised under the PBS.

Supply of vital drugs threatened

Supply of vital drugs threatened

Supply of vital drugs threatened

Delivery times on vital PBS medications threatened

New PBS medicines announced

New PBS medicines announced

New PBS medicines announced

A number of new medicines have been added to the PBS. Find out if yours ...

Additions to the PBS

Additions to the PBS

Additions to the PBS

Taking regular medicines can be frustrating, especially when they’re expensive. From 1 December 2011, ...

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