The new dispensing fee for persons licensed to dispense has been gazetted

The appropriate dispensing fee as contemplated in Section 22G of the Act to be charged by persons licensed in terms of Section 22C (1) (a) of the Act must be calculated, exclusive of VAT, as follows:

  • Where the single exit price of a medicine or scheduled substance is less than one hundred and eight rand (R108.00), the dispensing fee must not exceed 30% of the single exit price in respect of that medicine or scheduled substance;
  • Where the single exit price of a medicine or scheduled substance is equal to or greater than one hundred and eight rand (R108.00), the dispensing fee must not exceed thirty two rand and forty cents (R32.40) in respect of that medicine or scheduled substance;