AMA urges federal government to scrap Parental Access To Information Bill AMA President.

AMA urges federal government to scrap Parental Access To Information Bill AMA President, Dr Bill Glasson, today urged the federal government to scrap plans to introduce the Health Legislation Amendment Costs 2004 to Parliament in a few days. Dr Glasson stated the Government is putting inexpensive political point scoring prior to the physical and mental health insurance and well-being of many a large number of Australian teenagers . The AMA understands that the ALP, the Greens and the Democrats will block the Costs in the Senate and the federal government is well alert to this. It is also common knowledge that there is severe unrest among Government people over the launch of the divisive and damaging legislation..

AMCP will continue steadily to support passing of the companion and costs legislation in the Senate.. PRESS RELEASE Alexandria, Va., Feb. 27, 2015 —The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy applauds the home Methods & Means Committee for approving legislation that contains measures to prevent prescription drug abuse beneath the Medicare Component D program, a step very long advocated by AMCP. Section 12 of the Protecting the Integrity of Medicare Act , yesterday which passed the full committee, would create a drug management system for a small number of Medicare beneficiaries established to be vulnerable to prescription drug misuse or misuse. Starting Jan. 1, 2017, such individuals could be limited to a number of physicians and one or more pharmacies for several opioids and other timetable II drugs, beneath the provision.