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AIHW Data Release: Impacts of COVID-19 on Medicare Benefits Scheme and Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

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The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) released data and analysis on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on health and welfare issues relevant to Australians.

The pandemic has had an impact on both patients and health practitioners in terms of the number of medical services, type of services and the way in which services are delivered.

This report examines the impact of the pandemic on the;

  • Medicare Benefits Scheme (MBS) by presenting the number of MBS services and Government benefits paid; and
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) by presenting the number of prescriptions dispensed and Government benefits paid.

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