Sixth agreement: the key measures

Among the key components of the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement are:     

  • A new Administration, Handling & Infrastructure Fee (AHI) which de-links dispensing remuneration from the price of PBS medicines. As yet no amount for this fee has been released.
  • “Strictly speaking, this replaces the mark-up on medicines, and will exist over and above the dispensing fee” Mr Tambassis said. “This will enable the government to continue