National Health (Price and Special Patient Contribution) Amendment Determination 2011 (No. 3) (No. PB 25 of 2011)

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PB 25 of 2011
National Health (Price and Special Patient Contribution) Amendment Determination 2011 (No. 3)1
National Health Act 1953
I, FELICITY McNEILL, Acting First Assistant Secretary, Pharmaceutical Benefits Division, Department of Health and Ageing, delegate of the Minister for Health and Ageing, make this Determination under section 85B of the National Health Act 1953.
Dated 18 March 2011
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FELICITY McNEILL
Acting First Assistant Secretary
Pharmaceutical Benefits Division
Department of Health and Ageing
 
1          Name of Instrument
            (1)        This Instrument is the National Health (Price and Special Patient Contribution) Amendment Determination 2011 (No. 3).
            (2)        This Instrument may also be cited as PB 25 of 2011.
2          Commencement
            (1)        Schedule 1 to this Instrument commences on 1 April 2011.
            (2)        Schedule 2 to this Instrument commences on 2 April 2011.
3          Amendment of the National Health (Price and Special Patient Contribution) Determination 2010 (PB 109 of 2010)
            Schedules 1 and 2 amend the National Health (Price and Special Patient Contribution) Determination 2010 (PB 109 of 2010).
Schedule 1     Amendments
 
 
[1]      Schedule 1, entry for Amoxycillin in the form Capsule 250 mg (as trihydrate)
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          2.41        substitute:             2.94
[2]      Schedule 1, entry for Amoxycillin in the form Capsule 500 mg (as trihydrate)
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          4.15        substitute:             4.68
[3]      Schedule 1, entry for Amoxycillin in the form Powder for oral suspension 125 mg (as trihydrate) per 5 ml, 100 mL
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          2.36        substitute:             2.75
[4]      Schedule 1, entry for Amoxycillin in the form Powder for oral suspension 250 mg (as trihydrate) per 5 ml, 100 mL
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          2.92        substitute:             3.44
[5]       Schedule 1, entry for Amoxycillin with Clavulanic Acid in the form Tablet containing 500 mg amoxycillin (as trihydrate) with 125 mg clavulanic acid (as potassium clavulanate)
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          6.02        substitute:             5.91
[6]       Schedule 1, entry for Amoxycillin with Clavulanic Acid in the form Tablet containing 875 mg amoxycillin (as trihydrate) with 125 mg clavulanic acid (as potassium clavulanate)
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          8.45        substitute:             8.53
[7]       Schedule 1, entry for Amoxycillin with Clavulanic Acid in the form Powder for oral suspension containing 125 mg amoxycillin
(as trihydrate) with 31.25 mg clavulanic acid (as potassium clavulanate) per 5 mL, 75 mL
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          4.16        substitute:             4.10
[8]       Schedule 1, entry for Amoxycillin with Clavulanic Acid in the form Powder for oral suspension containing 400 mg amoxycillin
(as trihydrate) with 57 mg clavulanic acid (as potassium clavulanate) per 5 mL, 60 mL
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          5.43        substitute:             5.33
[9]       Schedule 1, entry for Atenolol
(a) omit from the column headed “Determined Price”:               3.18        substitute:             2.67
(b) omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                    6.11        substitute:             5.13
[10]     Schedule 1, entry for Betaxolol
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          9.05        substitute:             9.08
[11]     Schedule 1, entry for Brinzolamide
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          15.23     substitute:             15.24
[12]     Schedule 1, after entry for Bupropion
            insert in the columns in the order indicated:
Candesartan
Tablet containing candesartan cilexetil 8 mg
Oral
Atacand
30
12.13
13.83

 
Tablet containing candesartan cilexetil 16 mg
Oral
Atacand
30
19.56
21.52

 
Tablet containing candesartan cilexetil 32 mg
Oral
Atacand
30
35.70
37.57

[13]     Schedule 1, entry for Carbamazepine in the form Tablet 100 mg
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          6.31        substitute:             6.54
[14]     Schedule 1, entry for Carbamazepine in the form Tablet 200 mg
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          10.95     substitute:             11.10
[15]     Schedule 1, entry for Carbomer
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          4.17        substitute:             4.65
[16]     Schedule 1, entry for Ciprofloxacin in the form Eye drops 3 mg (as hydrochloride) per mL, 5 mL
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          10.43     substitute:             10.49
[17]     Schedule 1, entry for Citalopram
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          17.33     substitute:             17.52
[18]     Schedule 1, entry for Clomipramine
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          11.30     substitute:             11.64
[19]     Schedule 1, entry for Codeine with Paracetamol
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          3.69        substitute:             3.81
 
[20]     Schedule 1, entry for Cyclosporin
omit:
 
Capsule 25 mg
Oral
Neoral 25
30
41.28
42.26
[21]     Schedule 1, entry for Cyclosporin in the form Capsule 50 mg
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          86.95     substitute:             87.03
[22]     Schedule 1, entry for Cyclosporin in the form Capsule 100 mg
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          176.07   substitute:             176.51
[23]     Schedule 1, entry for Dexamethasone with Framycetin and Gramicidin
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          4.20        substitute:             4.24
[24]     Schedule 1, entry for Diclofenac in the form Tablet (enteric coated) containing diclofenac sodium 25 mg
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          3.55        substitute:             3.76
[25]     Schedule 1, entry for Diclofenac in the form Tablet (enteric coated) containing diclofenac sodium 50 mg
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          5.44        substitute:             5.86
[26]     Schedule 1, entry for Escitalopram in the form Tablet 10 mg (as oxalate)
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          22.81     substitute:             22.90
[27]     Schedule 1, entry for Escitalopram in the form Tablet 20 mg (as oxalate)
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          24.78     substitute:             24.89
[28]     Schedule 1, entry for Fluoxetine in each of the forms: Tablet, dispersible, 20 mg (as hydrochloride); and Capsule 20 mg
(as hydrochloride)
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          15.30     substitute:             15.65
[29]     Schedule 1, entry for Frusemide in the form Tablet 20 mg
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          1.86        substitute:             1.90
[30]     Schedule 1, entry for Frusemide in the form Tablet 40 mg
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          3.94        substitute:             4.04
[31]     Schedule 1, entry for Glibenclamide
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          5.55        substitute:             5.57
[32]     Schedule 1, entry for Glimepiride in the form Tablet 1 mg
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          4.53        substitute:             4.65
[33]     Schedule 1, entry for Glimepiride in the form Tablet 2 mg
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          6.56        substitute:             6.69
[34]     Schedule 1, entry for Glimepiride in the form Tablet 3 mg
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          7.75        substitute:             7.86
[35]     Schedule 1, entry for Glimepiride in the form Tablet 4 mg
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          8.96        substitute:             9.08
[36]     Schedule 1, entry for Hypromellose
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          4.87        substitute:             5.04
[37]     Schedule 1, entry for Hypromellose with Carbomer 980
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          4.87        substitute:             5.04
[38]     Schedule 1, entry for Hypromellose with Dextran
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          5.05        substitute:             5.08
[39]     Schedule 1, entry for Isotretinoin
(a) omit from the column headed “Determined Price”:               117.53   substitute:             98.73
(b) omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                    119.57   substitute:             100.44
[40]     Schedule 1, entry for Ketoprofen
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          12.92     substitute:             12.95
 
[41]     Schedule 1, entry for Lamotrigine in the form Tablet 5 mg
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          9.16        substitute:             9.18
[42]     Schedule 1, entry for Lamotrigine in the form Tablet 25 mg
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          19.62     substitute:             19.63
[43]     Schedule 1, entry for Lamotrigine in the form Tablet 50 mg
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          32.28     substitute:             32.40
[44]     Schedule 1, entry for Lamotrigine in the form Tablet 100 mg
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          53.37     substitute:             53.42
[45]     Schedule 1, entry for Lamotrigine in the form Tablet 200 mg
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          89.22     substitute:             89.28
[46]     Schedule 1, entry for Lercanidipine in the form Tablet containing lercanidipine hydrochloride 10 mg
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          9.67        substitute:             10.94
[47]     Schedule 1, entry for Lercanidipine in the form Tablet containing lercanidipine hydrochloride 20 mg
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          16.32     substitute:             16.35
[48]     Schedule 1, entry for Metoprolol in the form Tablet containing metoprolol tartrate 50 mg (Lopresor 50)
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          5.60        substitute:             6.35
[49]     Schedule 1, entry for Metoprolol in the form Tablet containing metoprolol tartrate 100 mg (Lopresor 100)
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          6.57        substitute:             7.32
[50]     Schedule 1, entry for Metronidazole in the form Tablet 400 mg
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          4.88        substitute:             4.98
[51]     Schedule 1, entry for Metronidazole in the form Tablet 200 mg
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          3.17        substitute:             3.27
[52]     Schedule 1, entry for Paraffin in the form Eye ointment, compound, containing white soft paraffin with liquid paraffin, 3.5 g
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          7.36        substitute:             7.39
[53]     Schedule 1, entry for Paroxetine
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          16.45     substitute:             16.91
[54]     Schedule 1, entry for Potassium Chloride
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          3.97        substitute:             4.09
[55]     Schedule 1, entry for Prochlorperazine
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          5.58        substitute:             5.64
[56]     Schedule 1, entry for Ranitidine in the form Tablet 150 mg (as hydrochloride)
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          10.87     substitute:             10.98
[57]     Schedule 1, entry for Ranitidine in the form Tablet, effervescent, 150 mg (as hydrochloride)
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          6.09        substitute:             6.11
[58]     Schedule 1, entry for Ranitidine in the form Tablet 300 mg (as hydrochloride)
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          10.87     substitute:             10.98
[59]     Schedule 1, entry for Roxithromycin in each of the forms: Tablet 150 mg; and Tablet 300 mg
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          6.56        substitute:             6.67
[60]     Schedule 1, entry for Salbutamol in the form Pressurised inhalation 100 micrograms (as sulfate) per dose, 200 doses
(CFC-free formulation)
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          4.34        substitute:             4.50
[61]     Schedule 1, entry for Salbutamol in the form Nebuliser solution 2.5 mg (as sulfate) in 2.5 mL single dose units, 30
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          5.78        substitute:             5.76
[62]     Schedule 1, entry for Salbutamol in the form Nebuliser solution 5 mg (as sulfate) in 2.5 mL single dose units, 30
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          6.06        substitute:             6.05
[63]     Schedule 1, omit entry for Terbinafine
[64]     Schedule 1, entry for Valproic Acid in the form Tablet (enteric coated) containing sodium valproate 500 mg
omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                          22.86     substitute:             22.90
[65]     Schedule 2, after entry for Amoxycillin
            insert in the columns in the order indicated:
Candesartan
Tablet containing candesartan cilexetil 8 mg
Oral
Atacand
Adverse effects ocurring with all of the base-priced drugs

 
 
 
 
Drug interactions ocurring with all of the base-priced drugs

 
 
 
 
Drug interactions expected to occur with all of the base-priced drugs

 
 
 
 
Transfer to a base-priced drug would cause patient confusion resulting in problems with compliance

 
Tablet containing candesartan cilexetil 16 mg
Oral
Atacand
Adverse effects ocurring with all of the base-priced drugs

 
 
 
 
Drug interactions ocurring with all of the base-priced drugs

 
 
 
 
Drug interactions expected to occur with all of the base-priced drugs

 
 
 
 
Transfer to a base-priced drug would cause patient confusion resulting in problems with compliance

 
Tablet containing candesartan cilexetil 32 mg
Oral
Atacand
Adverse effects ocurring with all of the base-priced drugs

 
 
 
 
Drug interactions ocurring with all of the base-priced drugs

 
 
 
 
Drug interactions expected to occur with all of the base-priced drugs

 
 
 
 
Transfer to a base-priced drug would cause patient confusion resulting in problems with compliance

 
 
Schedule 2     Amendments
 
 
[1]      Schedule 1, entry for Alendronic Acid
(a) omit from the column headed “Determined Price”:               34.24     substitute:             26.92
(b) omit from the column headed “Claimed Price”:                    36.20     substitute:             28.46
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1Note
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