Continued Dispensing commenced as an initiative under the Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreement. The purpose of Continued Dispensing is to improve patient adherence to medicine therapy in defined exceptional circumstances through changes to both
RPBS Pricing Discrepancies Items that are exclusively listed on the Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (RPBS) are exempt from the Community Service Obligation Operational Guidelines. This means that there is no obligation on CSO wholesalers
Dispensing Remuneration The Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement (6CPA) details the remuneration arrangements pharmacists receive for dispensing PBS and RPBS prescriptions agreed between the Australian Government and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia.
Insulin Pump ConsumablesFrom 1 July 2016, in addition to supplying blood glucose test strips, needles and syringes as part of the NDSS, community pharmacy Access Points will supply insulin pump consumables (IPCs). There will be a 2 month transition
The objectives of the Location Rules, as set out in the Fourth Community Pharmacy Agreement, are to ensure:All Australians have access to PBS medicines;A commercially viable and sustainable network of community pharmacies dispensing PBS
As part of the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement (6CPA), from 1 July 2016 product supply and delivery under the Commonwealth funded National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) will be redirected through the established CSO wholesale distribution
Download the full submission document as a 3MB PDF or read Part Five - The future of pharmacy extracted below. Integration of pharmacy with broader health system If community pharmacy is to reach its full potential as a provider of…
PBS Claiming from a Residential Aged Care Facility Medication Chart This initiative, that was funded by the Australian Government as part of the Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreement, introduced the supply and claiming of most PBS medicines from a