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Information about the new Hepatitis C treatments from 1 March 2016

Page last updated: 10 February 2016

The Minister for Health, the Hon Sussan Ley MP, announced on 20 December 2015, that a number of new medicines would be made available through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) from 1 March 2016 for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C. A factsheet for patients and consumers has been prepared as well as a frequently asked questions documents to assist with implementation queries.