BPA responds to reimbursement consultation


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The BPA has responded to the Department of Healths consultation on reimbursement of prescription medicines in England. It is widely accepted by the sector that the £800,000,000 of retained margin within the global sum in England is not distributed equitably at the moment. The proposed changes are designed to make the system fairer and less reactive to local prescribing decisions. This is an important consultation for all pharmacy contractors and the BPA has responded with specific focus on any additional workload which could be generated  by some of the proposals particularly with regard to specials.