Chemist Warehouse has issued a statement saying it has saved Australian consumers a “whopping” $44 million The group has launched a new advertisement, “PBS it all adds up,” highlighting the savings. The discount giant is proud to offer all its patients the optional – and controversial – $1 copayment discount introduced in 2016 during the tenure of then Federal Health Minister Sussan Ley, says director of the Chemist Warehouse Group Damien Gance. The Pharmacy Guild has repeatedly stated its opposition to the optional discount and recently proposed it be replaced with a universal $1 drop in script prices. “Since January 2016, Chemist Warehouse has saved their customers a massive $44 Million on their prescription medications by passing through the maximum legally permissible discount on all PBS medicine,” Chemist Warehouse said in the statement. “Chemist Warehouse, unlike other pharmacy retailers, is proud to apply the full $1 allowable discount to […]