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Report – AHA report on SPA administrator operations

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FOI number: 
913-1718
FOI release date: 
21 December 2018
Last updated: 
15 April 2019
Publication type: 
Report
Audience: 
General public
Description: 

The AHA provided a range of services to the Department regarding the development of potential changes to the PBS payment and reconciliation arrangements. This document describes how an administrator may operate and interact with the supply chain under the Special Pricing Arrangements (SPA). It includes:

  • Project background
  • Flowchart: PBS supply chain solution (model A, B, C, D and E)
  • SPA administrator – concept of operations
  • Description of Potential SPA Supply Models
  • Portal mock-ups
    • Model 1. Data available to Pharmacy
    • Model 2: Data available to wholesalers
    • Model 3: data available to manufacture