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Thursday, 14 October 1971
Page: 2460


Mr Hayden asked the Minister representing the Minister for Health, upon notice:

Will the Minister consider allowing a drug prescribed by a dental practitioner, in accordance with his rights under State legislation, to be provided as a pharmaceutical benefit; if not, why not.


Mr Swartz - The Minister for Health has provided the following answer to the honourable member's question:

The House of Representatives' Select Committee on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme has recently heard evidence from representatives of the Australian Dental Association in relation to this matter. The Government will consider this Committee's recommendations when they are made in due course.







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