Table 1

Statin medications above and below the general copayment

DescriptionName and strength
Statin medications above the general beneficiary copaymentAtorvastatin 10/20/40/80 mg; fluvastatin 40 mg; pravastatin 10/20/40/80 mg; simvastatin 10/40/80 mg
Statin medications below the general beneficiary copayment as of 1 December 2005Fluvastatin 20 mg; simvastatin 5 mg
  • Note: All statin medications were above the concessional copayment.