PBS reforms are essential because expensive drugs cost lives

By David Ellery
Updated April 24 2018 - 8:51pm, first published March 6 2017 - 6:16pm

When one in eight Australians have put off getting, or gone without, a prescribed medication in the last 12 months because the drug would cost more than they could afford, it is fair to say the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme is not working as intended.

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