Pharmacists support GP fee reductions for Community Service Card holders

This article originally reported that pharmacies offer all CSC holder free prescriptions. This is incorrect and the article has been updated. Pharmacy Today apologises for the mistake
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Pharmacists support GP fee reductions for Community Service Card holders

Pharmacy Guild chief executive
Chief executive of the Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand Andrew Gaudin does not anticipate pharmacists will have much of an increase in their workload from 1 December when the reduction in GP fees for CSC card holders comes into effect
From tomorrow, an estimated half a million people will have che

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Woops- Pharmacies do not offer CSC holders free scripts across the board - the PSC (Prescription subsidy card ) does that .

Confusing having CSC ,PSC and Gold Cards - would be easier having One Card eg  a "Health Card"  that could be swiped - and all relevant Pharmacy and GP enrollment info  would be registered at the swipe ..

Thanks Des, it does look like there has been an error there. We will update the story