Pharmacy taking hits over audit report

Community pharmacy continues to feel the impact of the 5CPA audit report, as a major consumer group calls for a government overhaul of the Agreement.

In a statement, the Consumers Health Forum announced it had written to Health Minister Sussan Ley, calling for changes to be made to remuneration arrangements for pharmacy owners.

To support their argument, CHF also released an overview of nine “fatal flaws” in the way that the 5CPA was agreed and administered, as highlighted in the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO)