Decision criteria consultation – proposal for change

PHARMAC is seeking feedback on the criteria it uses to make decisions.

You can have your say on our proposed changes to the decision criteria.

Consultation on the criteria PHARMAC uses to make its pharmaceutical funding decisions is now open.

Go to our Decision Criteria consultation page to read more and to make a submission.

The decision criteria are central to PHARMAC achieving its objective of obtaining the best health outcomes that are reasonably achievable from within the budget provided. The criteria directly affect the pharmaceutical treatments that are available for public subsidy.

PHARMAC's decision criteria – proposal for change [PDF, 1.1 MB]

Decision criteria consultation - background and further information

Consultation event – 15 April

PHARMAC is inviting stakeholders to a half day consultation event on Wednesday 15 April. The event will be an opportunity for stakeholders to learn more about the detail of the change proposal, ask questions of PHARMAC, discuss and provide their views. All feedback received at this event will be taken into account when we are making our decision.

To register for this event go to our Decision Criteria consultation page.

Feedback sought

We invite your feedback on this proposal via email, fax, or letter, or you can provide your comments in person, by 5 pm, Monday, 21 April 2014 to:

Rebecca Keat
PO Box 10-254
Wellington 6143


Fax: (04) 460 4995