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National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits Transparency and Cost Recovery) Bill 2021


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Portfolio
Health

Summary

Amends the National Health Act 1953 to: establish the statutory authority for the publication of information in relation to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee, including meeting agendas, meeting outcomes, public summary documents and information published on the Medicine Status Website; and provide for cost recovery arrangements, including specifying fees for services and costs incurred to be set out in a disallowable legislative instrument, replacing the existing regulations; and make consequential amendments.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 17/03/21  
Second reading moved 17/03/21  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes