The big surprise about this year’s health budget was what wasn’t there – billions of dollars in expected savings from the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). In the past week, pharmacists and drug companies have been widely reported as being “on the brink of war” with the federal government, over well-sourced predictions that the budget would ...
Federal Budget 2015: health experts react
By David Hunter, Michael Woods, Peter Breadon and Stephen Leeder
13 May 2015