Seventh Community Pharmacy Agreement

The Seventh Community Pharmacy Agreement supports all Australians to access safe, affordable lifesaving medicines and services through community pharmacies. The agreement is between the Australian Government, Pharmacy Guild of Australia and the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia.


Seventh Community Pharmacy Agreement – Signed agreement

Seventh Community Pharmacy Agreement

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Health sector

This document includes:

  • overview of remuneration and funding
  • Commonwealth price
  • volume-based remuneration adjustment mechanism
  • charges for pharmaceutical benefits below maximum co-payment
  • availability of PBS medicines in pharmacy
  • NDSS arrangements for approved pharmacists
  • payment claim acknowledgement and payment times
  • community service obligation funding
  • community pharmacy programs
  • the Closing the Gap – PBS co-payment measure
  • new or enhanced community pharmacy initiatives and incentives
  • Other commitments by the Australian Government and the Pharmacy Guild
  • indexation
  • professional practice of pharmacists in Australia
  • consumer medicines information
  • consultation
  • issue resolution
  • assistance with enquiries
  • other general matters
  • notices 
  • interpretation
  • definitions
  • appendices.

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