PHI 03/17 Key dates for August 2017 Prostheses List - updated

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This circular supersedes information provided to stakeholders regarding the critical dates for submitting applications to list prostheses on the August 2017 Prostheses List as outlined in PHI 94/16.

These dates are correct at the time of publishing this circular, and any further changes will be advised.

Clinical Advisory Groups (CAGs) and Panel arrangements

The Clinical Advisory Groups (CAGs) of the Prostheses List Advisory Committee (PLAC) meet four times a year, twice before each Prostheses List, to consider applications and to provide expert clinical advice to the PLAC.

Meeting dates for applications to list a product on the Prostheses List are provided in the table below.

The closing dates for new applications to be considered by all CAGs are 13 January 2017 and 7 April 2017.

The closing date for new applications to be considered under Panel arrangements is 5 May 2017.

Requests to change, expand or compress existing billing codes should be submitted no later than three weeks prior to the second meeting of the applicable CAG in order to be assessed for the August 2017 Prostheses List

Requests to change, expand or compress existing billing codes for applications assessed under Panel arrangements must be submitted no later than 29 June 2017 in order to be assessed for the August 2017 Prostheses List(refer table below).

Applications for duplication, transfer or deletion of existing billing codes must be submitted by 28 July 2017 (refer table below).

August 2017 Prostheses List Critical Dates

Category
ClosingDate
Date of 1st meeting
Closing Date
Request to change, expand or compress existing billing codes
Date of 2nd meeting
Transferring, duplicating and deleting existing billing codes
01. Ophthalmic
13 January 2017 27 February 2017 7 April 2017 15 May 2017 5 June 2017 28 July 2017
02. Ear, Nose and Throat*
    5 May 2017 29 June 2017   28 July 2017
03. General Miscellaneous*
    5 May 2017 29 June 2017   28 July 2017
04. Neurosurgical*
    5 May 2017 29 June 2017   28 July 2017
05. Urogenital
13 January 2017 21 April 2017 7 April 2017 26 May 2017 16 June 2017 28 July 2017
06.Specialist Orthopaedic
13 January 2017 3 March 2017 7 April 2017 12 May 2017 2 June 2017 28 July 2017
07. Plastic and Reconstructive*
    5 May 2017 29 June 2017   28 July 2017
08. Cardiac
13 January 2017 22 April 2017 7 April 2017 27 May 2017 17 June 2017 28 July 2017
09.Cardiothoracic
13 January 2017 21 April 2017 7 April 2017 26 May 2017 16 June 2017 28 July 2017
10. Vascular
13 January 2017 3 April 2017 7 April 2017 5 June 2017 26 June 2017 28 July 2017
11. Hip
13 January 2017 10 March 2017 7 April 2017 5 May 2017 26 May 2017 28 July 2017
12. Knee
13 January 2017 11 March 2017 7 April 2017 6 May 2017 27 May 2017 28 July 2017
13. Spinal
13 January 2017 24 February 2017 7 April 2017 28 April 2017 19 May 2017 28 July 2017

* Categories assessed under Panel arrangements.