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PBS and NIP Cost recovery - annual indexation of fees

Page last updated: 16 June 2015

The recovery of fees associated with the evaluation and listing of medicines, vaccines and other products or services on the PBS and NIP commenced on 1 January 2010.

The prescribing regulations that underpin PBS and NIP cost recovery are the National Health (Pharmaceutical and Vaccines – Cost Recovery) Regulations 2009.

Part 4.7 of the regulations provides for the annual indexation of fees based on increases in the Consumer Price Index.

The fourth indexation of these fees, in line with the annual CPI increase of 1.3 per cent, will take place on 1 July 2015. The adjusted fees are detailed below.

Fee Structure from 1 July 2015
Cost Recovery Fee Structure from 1 July 2014
Lodgment Pricing Independent Review
Major $129,721 Complex $27,138 $129,721
Minor $13,568 Simple $6,682
Secretariat $1,085 Secretariat $1,085
Generic $543

Should you have any queries, please email PBS Cost Recovery.

More information can be found on the Cost Recovery, Fees and charges - Frequently Asked Questions page.