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Second Reading Speeches

National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits Transparency and Cost Recovery) Bill 2021

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the

National Health Act 1953
to: establish the statutory authority for the publication of information in relation to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee, including meeting agendas, meeting outcomes, public summary documents and information published on the Medicine Status Website; and provide for cost recovery arrangements, including specifying fees for services and costs incurred to be set out in a disallowable legislative instrument, replacing the existing regulations; and make consequential amendments.

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