PBS blowout fears unfounded

Current PBS expenditure is sustainable despite earlier government estimates of a budget blowout, a new report shows.

In anticipation of the upcoming 2015 Intergenerational Report, Medicines Australia has published a review of past reports in relation to the PBS, highlighting the discrepancies in previous government projections.

According to Medicines Australia, previous Intergenerational Reports published in 2002, 2007 and 2010 did not fully account for the long-term and ongoing effects of price