PHARMAC seeks advice when making decisions:
- Pharmacology and Therapeutics Advisory Committee (PTAC): PHARMAC’s primary clinical advisory committee.
- PTAC subcommittees: provide clinical evaluations in specialist areas.
- Medical device advisory groups: advise PHARMAC about medical devices for hospitals.
- Consumer Advisory Committee (CAC): provides PHARMAC with input from a patient or health consumer perspective.
- Panels: provide advice on funding applications for individual patients.