Medicare should fund pharmacy prescribing trials: Productivity Commission

Medicare and PBS funding should be 'consistent' between health practitioners, the 1019-page report said
Rachel Fieldhouse

Pharmacists should receive Medicare funding for consultations under state-based pharmacy prescribing trials, the Productivity Commission has recommended.

The commission’s Five-Year Productivity Inquiry report, released last week, also called for PBS subsidies to cover pharmacists’ scripts for S4 medicines as part of the trials.