6CPA pharmacy fee boost

The Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement has been officially signed off by the Federal government and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia.

As indicated when the agreement was recently signed in-principle, the 6CPA includes pharmacy remuneration for dispensing PBS and RPBS subsidised medicines; wholesaler remuneration including the Community Service Obligation; a continuation of pharmacy location rules; and a major funding boost for professional programs and services.

With more detailed figures now available, it can be revealed that the new Administration, Handling &