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Monthly Update of the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits

1 April 2008

The Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits was updated on 1 April 2008 and the Summary of Changes can be found on the New amended and deleted items page.

The Schedule provides important information including:

  • a Summary of Changes to listed items;
  • which medicines are included or excluded from benefit;
  • whether restrictions apply to medicines; and
  • how much patients should pay, including price premiums for particular brands, where applicable.