Seven things you need to know about the AHI

A new administration, handling and infrastructure (AHI) has become effective in terms of the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement.

Here’s what you need to know:

  • It delinks the price of medicine from remuneration;
  • Three tiers  replace the former six-tier retail mark-up;
  •  It does not replace the four-tier mark-up applied to certain s100 dispensing;
  • The Government will continue to pay pharmacy dispensing fees, dangerous drug fees and container fees.
  •  It will be indexed annually using the consumer price