Funding threat for HMRs

Funding for home medicine reviews could face cuts in the upcoming federal budget, mainstream news sources are claiming.

Reports in News Corp sources claim that with the government “wanting to find about $3billion in savings across the health budget….. services like home reviews could face more cutbacks.”

However pharmacy insiders are questioning how these cuts could be achieved given HMRs are not funded directly through the budget but out of the Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreement funds.

The HMR program was controversially