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However, in the absence of an exemption for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people especially clients of ACCHS the proposed co-payment for visits to the doctor and the proposed increase in co-payments to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) continued to cause great anxiety, the Co-Chairs said.
The agent is one of the few breast cancer treatments to be approved by the Australian Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) in recent years.
The main reason for the decrease in government spending was reductions in spending on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, public health, dental services and e-health.
In Australia, however, the national Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme does subsidize certain medicines, but the cost of filling a prescription varies widely, depending on the drug.
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) in the UK and the Australian Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) use different criteria to make these decisions.
The Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), one of the enduring legacies of the Labor social policy reforms of the 1940s, is administered by the Commonwealth Department of Health to allow 'equity of access' to necessary prescription drugs.
It is estimated that the cost to Australia's Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) for these five drugs is $30-40 million annually.
: A History of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme 1947-1992.