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    NSW Co-Payment Arrangements

    ​From 1 October 2015, NSW residents who are patients of NSW public hospitals or authorised community prescribers in NSW will not be required to pay the patient co-payment for Section 100 (s100) Highly Specialised Drugs or s100 injectable and infusible chemotherapy medicines in NSW.

    Please find a summary of key points and links to key resources below:

    Key Information

    • This co-payment arrangement is only for NSW residents who are patients of NSW public hospitals or authorised community prescribers in NSW
    • Patients who live outside NSW will not have their co-payments covered in either a public hospital or community pharmacy.
    • Patients prescribed s100 Highly Specialised Drugs through NSW public hospitals or authorised community prescribers in NSW must consent to NSW Health meeting the co-payment on their behalf by signing a consent form (provided below).
    • From 1 April 2016, patients will be able to consent for a period of 12 months.
    • The pharmacy will sight the consent form before dispensing and staple to the repeats.
    • NSW community pharmacies can seek reimbursement for eligible patients not charged a co-payment through the 6CPA Registration and Claiming Portal.

    Key Resources

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