Govt owes pharmacies $15,000 each, says Guild

The Pharmacy Guild is lobbying the Health Ministry to honour its commitment to reimburse pharmacists for a shortfall in dispensing volumes for the 2015/16 financial year.

This is in terms of a risk-share agreement in the  6th Community Pharmacy Agreement (6CPA).

Here are six things you should know:

  1. The average pharmacy dispensing 55,000 scripts per year has suffered a shortfall of $15,000 in the 2015-16 financial year, says the Guild;
  2. There was  6.5 million or 2.14% shortfall in prescription volumes in the 2015-16 financial year;
  3. The 6CPA