Pharmaceutical Benefits Pricing Authority Annual Report 1998


This is the eleventh annual report of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Pricing Authority covering the operations of the Authority for the year ended 30 June 1998.

The report provides information on pricing matters dealt with by the Authority together with statistical data, tables and figures summarising aspects of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) affected by decision and recommendations taken by the Authority during the year under review.

Tabling requirements

It is a requirement of sub sectin 34C(3) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901, that in the abasence of specific requirements to the contrary, the annual report shall be laid before each House of the Parliament within 15 sitting days of that House after the day on which the Minister receives the report.

Structure of report

The report is divided into four Chapters:

Chapter 4 contains related tables and figures