National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill 2015 [Provisions]

23 June 2015

© Commonwealth of Australia 2015
ISBN 978-1-76010-249-4

View the report as a single document - (PDF 211KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Senate Economics Legislation Committee (PDF 20KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction and overview of the Bill (PDF 58KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Key components of the bill
PBS pricing reform
Allowing pharmacists to discount the co-payment for PBS medicines
Extending the sunset provisions for pharmacy location rules
Membership arrangements for the PBAC
Financial Implications
Scope and structure of this report

Chapter 2 - Views on the bill (PDF 105KB)

Views on measures in the bill other than substitution of biosimilars
Pharmacy level substitution of biosimilars

Appendix 1 - Submissions received (PDF 19KB)
Appendix 2 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 9KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Senate Standing Committees on Economics
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3540