From application to funded medicine: PHARMAC's process

We have a process for all funding applications to ensure that every application is treated fairly. Our job is to prioritise which new medicines will deliver the best possible health outcomes for New Zealanders.

Process diagram - details below.
How PHARMAC assesses a medicine for funding.

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Receiving a funding application

Funding applications can be for a new medicine or wider access to a medicine that is already funded.