Your extras policy will only cover pharmacy items that meet the following criteria:
|•||Not supplied or already covered under the PBS (pharmaceutical benefits scheme);|
|•||Are fully approved by the TGA (therapeutic good administration);|
|•||Are not experimental drugs or are part of a drug trial;|
|•||Prescribed by an Australian registered medical practitioner, including dentists and nurses;|
|•||Supplied by a registered Australian Pharmacist and are schedule 4 or 8 medicines only;|
|•||Are not vitamins, weight loss drugs, contraceptives, herbal medicines, over the counter pharmacy or non-prescription drugs.|
Please note: any drugs administered in-hospital that are not on the PBS may incur out-of-pocket expenses to be paid by you. Please ensure the hospital provides you with informed financial consent.
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