The effectiveness of special arrangements for the supply of Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) medicines to remote area Aboriginal Health Services

The effectiveness of special arrangements for the supply of Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) medicines to remote area Aboriginal Health Services

11 October 2011

© Commonwealth of Australia 2011
ISBN 978-1-74229-529-9

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MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 6KB)
 
ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS (PDF 6KB)
 
RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 20KB)
 
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 70KB)

Terms of Reference
Framework for the supply of PBS medicines in Australia
Special arrangements for the supply of PBS medicines to AHSs
Purpose of the program
Section 100 Pharmacy Support Allowance
Quality Use of Medicines
Other support programs

 
Chapter 2 - Impact of the program (PDF 121KB)

Does the program address barriers to access of PBS medicines?
Clinical outcomes of the program, patient understanding and adherence to treatment
The degree to which QUM has been achieved by the program

 
Chapter 3 - Compliance and Funding Distribution Issues (PDF 41KB)

Legislative compliance for recording, labelling and monitoring of PBS medicines
Distribution of funding
Support for Aboriginal Health Workers

 
Chapter 4 - Previous Reviews (PDF 41KB)

Implementation of recommendations from previous reviews
Status of recommendations

 
Chapter 5 - Other issues (PDF 26KB)

Program integration and complexity
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients in remote aged care facilities
Royal Flying Doctor Service

 
APPENDIX 1 - Submissions and additional information received by the Committee (PDF 7KB)

Submissions received
Answers to Questions on Notice

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Phone: +61 2 6277 3515
Fax: +61 2 6277 5829
Email: community.affairs.sen@aph.gov.au

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