Medicare Safety Nets in Australia

Pharmaceutical Benefits and Medicare Safety Nets Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) Safety Net The general patient safety net threshold for 2016 is $1,475.70 A standard PBS prescription cost for 2016 is $38.30 for general patients, Adults and Children. This reduces to… Read the rest
Pharmaceutical Benefits and Medicare Safety Nets Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) Safety Net The general patient safety net threshold for 2016 is $1,475.70 A standard PBS prescription cost for 2016 is $38.30 for general patients, Adults and Children. This reduces to… Read the rest

Obesity and Overweight

Overweight and  Obesity Statistics: Australia The 2007-08 Australian National Health Survey 61.4% of the Australian population are either overweight or obese www.health.gov.au/internet/healthyactive/publishing.nsf/Content/overweight-obesity United Kingdom The 2008 Health Survey for England (HSE) data shows that: 61.4% of adults (aged 16 or… Read the rest