Supplementary Order Paper No 215

No 215

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Tuesday, 10 September 2019

End of Life Choice Bill

Proposed amendment

Simon O’Connor, in Committee, to move the following amendment:

New clause 21C

After clause 21B (page 16, after line 4), insert:

21C PHARMAC report

(1)

PHARMAC must publish a report annually that includes information on—

(a)

the quantities of medications funded for use under this Act in the relevant year; and

(b)

the total cost of the medications identified in paragraph (a); and

(c)

other medications that would have been funded by PHARMAC if not for the funding of medication for the purposes of this Act.

(2)

In this section, PHARMAC means the Pharmaceutical Management Agency.

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends the End of Life Choice Bill. It establishes a reporting requirement for PHARMAC to publish an annual report on the funding of medication for the purposes of the Bill.