Many Australian pharmacies are stocking the BGStar® test strips (for use with both BGStar® and iBGStar® blood glucose meters) as well as the meters.List of direct links to sections :
Which pharmacy groups stock iBGStar®, BGStar® and test strips?
Discount Drug Stores is a leading Australian owned and operated pharmacy brand, providing health care solutions at everyday low prices. The group has over 100 store locations throughout Australia and is a leading stockist of iBGStar® and BGStar® as well as the BGStar® Test Strips.
Which other pharmacies stock BGStar® test strips and meters?
Most Australian pharmacies can stock the BGStar® test strips (for use with both BGStar® and iBGStar® blood glucose meters) as well as the meters. If test strips are not in stock in your local pharmacy, the typical delivery time is within 48 hours.
BGStar® test strips are subsidised for eligible patients under NDSS and PBS.
At time of publication, pharmacies that stock meters and/or strips include those listed below:
What is PBS and NDSS subsidy for BGStar® test strips?
BGStar® Test strips (100 pack) are subsidised for eligible patients via both NDSS and PBS. The level of subsidy is dependant upon meeting eligibility criteria.
The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) is an initiative of the Australian Government and is administered by Diabetes Australia. The NDSS delivers diabetes-related products at subsidised prices and provides information and support services to people with diabetes. Registration is free and open to all Australians diagnosed with diabetes.
The Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) is managed by the Department of Health and Ageing and includes medicines and products available to be dispensed to patients at a Government-subsidised price. The Scheme is available to all Australian residents who hold a current Medicare card and requires a prescription.
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