Indicative 1 October 2021 prices – 2021 October cycle

Page last updated: 30 July 2021

The spreadsheets below set out the indicative price changes for medicines taking a price disclosure price reduction on 1 October 2021. Advance notice of price changes is provided by the Department to assist companies and other stakeholders in preparation for 1 October 2021 price reductions.

These prices may change if there are changes in prices or listings before
1 October 2021 (e.g. lower price / pricing quantity changes).   

The spreadsheets include:

  • Legal brand of pharmaceutical item taking a reduction – this is the formal product description in the PBS listing instrument;
  • Ex-manufacturer prices - Approved Ex-Manufacturer Price (AEMP) for pricing quantity and the Proportional Ex-Manufacturer Price (PEMP) where pack size is different to pricing quantity.  This is the price without fees and mark-ups;
  • Price to Pharmacy (PTP) for pack size - this price can also be worked out for an individual product by adding the wholesaler mark-up where applicable;
  • Dispensed Price for Maximum Quantity (DPMQ) – dispensed price for supply through community pharmacy, or under s100 arrangement or other specified program. The Dispensed Price for Maximum Amount (DPMA) is given for Efficient Funding of Chemotherapy injectables;
  • Manufacturer’s claimed prices and resulting premium – only included for medicines with a premium / other special patient contribution. The method for calculating a premium / other special patient contribution is set out in the National Health Act 1953;
  • Trade Product Pack (TPP) - an Australian Medicines Terminology (AMT) description. AMT is used in the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits.

Indicative 1 October 2021 prices – 2021 October cycle (excluding EFC medicines) (Excel 67 KB)
Indicative 1 October 2021 prices – 2021 October cycle (excluding EFC medicines) (PDF 1,086 KB)
Indicative 1 October 2021 prices – 2021 October cycle (EFC only) (Excel 25 KB)
Indicative 1 October 2021 prices – 2021 October cycle (EFC only) (PDF 343 KB)