Pharmaceutical Management Agency

Pharmaceutical Management Agency (PHARMAC) is a crown entity responsible for managing a nationally consistent Pharmaceutical Schedule on behalf of the District Health Boards (DHBs). The Schedule is a list of over 3000subsidised prescription drugs and related products available in New Zealand. PHARMAC's overall objective is to secure for eligible people in need of pharmaceuticals, the best health outcomes that are reasonably achievable frompharmaceutical treatment and from with in the amount of funding provided.