Pharmacists give $7 million in co-payment discounts

The $1 co-payment discount has been passed on with over seven million PBS prescriptions, according to figures from the Department of Health.

The information was part of an answer to questions raised by Senator Katy Gallagher (pictured) during February’s additional estimates hearings.

The reply confirms figures presented by Health Minister Sussan Ley when she addressed APP in March.

In a written reply to the