Consumer Access to Prescription Medicines

Project Details
Project ID: 2005-531
Type: Commissioned
Status: Completed
Institution: HMA
Chief Investigator: Wayne Kinrade

Project Summary

The purpose of the project is to identify the barriers to access to medicines, identify the most appropriate best practice policy options to address these barriers and develop models of these options to measure their effectiveness.

The project will undertake a literature review, limited data analysis and the development and costing of a model to meet the projects overall goals. Literature, policy review and mapping of existing systems, policies and populations will be undertaken to investigate the barriers to access to medicines. Analysis of the barriers, interaction of the barriers and the population most likely to be affected will also be undertaken.