No compensation for price disclosure hits to pharmacy

Pharmacists will be receiving no compensation for the impact of accelerated price disclosure in this year’s Federal Budget.

When the acceleration to the PBS price disclosure scheme was announced by the previous ALP government, there had been hope that there may be some form of compensation for a policy that is estimated to strip up to $90,000 from pharmacy bottom lines in the 2014/15 financial year.

However, last nights’