Doing the maths

Pharmacy owners will be able to calculate the impact of the 6CPA on their dispensary income thanks to a new online tool.

The ‘6CPA Forecaster’ compares 2014-2015 dispensary remuneration with projected dispensary remuneration under the 6CPA, and contrasts this with the estimated value had the 5CPA continued unchanged.

The Forecaster illustrates the impact of the 6CPA over the next five years and allows pharmacies to specify the parameters of their business and forecast the change in official remuneration.

It has been calibrated to estimate the