Unequal 5CPA funds distribution highlighted

The amount of remuneration for community pharmacies under the 5CPA varies significantly, with some pharmacies receiving ten times the amount of other pharmacies, a new report shows.

The recent Australian National Audit Office report revealed that out of a cohort of 5371 retail pharmacies, 150 pharmacies (2.8%) received less than $100,000 in remuneration – while a total of 941 pharmacies (17.5%) received over $1 million.

The ANAO estimated that