PBS spending down in 2012/13: Productivity Commission

Spending on the PBS fell by as much as $35 per person in the 2012/13 financial year compared to previous years, a new report released by the Productivity Commission today revealed.

The report said $7.1 billion was spent on 197 million services delivered through the PBS, with a further $400 million spent on 12 million services provided under the RPBS.