PHI 26/17 Prostheses List - Key Dates for February 2018

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This circular provides information for stakeholders on the critical dates for submitting applications to list prostheses on the February 2018 Prostheses List.

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

Clinical Advisory Groups (CAGs)

The Clinical Advisory Groups (CAGs) of the 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 outlined in the following table.

The closing dates for new applications to be considered by all CAGs are 30 June 2017 and 25 August 2017.

Panel of Clinical Experts (Panel)

The Panel of Clinical Experts (Panel) of the PLAC do not meet, but assess applications 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 outlined in the following table.

The closing date for new applications to be considered by the Panel is 22 September 2017, and applications under Part B, is 17 November 2017.

February 2018 Prostheses List

Category
Date of
1st Meeting
Closing Date,
New Applications
Closing Date, Request to Change, Expand or Compress Billing Codes
Date of
2nd Meeting
Closing Date,
New
Applications
Closing Date, Request to Change, Expand or Compress Billing CodesClosing Date, Request to Transfer, Duplicate or Delete Billing Codes and ARTG Certificates
01. Ophthalmic
4 September 2017
30 June 2017
4 August 2017
6 November 2017
25 August 2017
6 October 2017
26 January 2018
02. *Ear, Nose & Throat
22 September 2017
17 November 2017
26 January 2018
03. *General Miscellaneous
22 September 2017
17 November 2017
26 January 2018
04. *Neurosurgical
22 September 2017
17 November 2017
26 January 2018
05. Urogenital
15 September 2017
30 June 2017
18 August 2017
17 November 2017
25 August 2017
20 October 2017
26 January 2018
06. Specialist Orthopaedic
1 September 2017
30 June 2017
4 August 2017
24 November 2017
25 August 2017
27 October 2017
26 January 2018
07. *Plastic & Reconstructive
22 September 2017
17 November 2017
26 January 2018
08. Cardiac
16 September 2017
30 June 2017
18 August 2017
18 November 2017
25 August 2017
20 October 2017
26 January 2018
09. Cardiothoracic
15 September 2017
30 June 2017
18 August 2017
17 November 2017
25 August 2017
20 October 2017
26 January 2018
10. Vascular
21 August 2017
30 June 2017
21 July 2017
23 October 2017
25 August 2017
22 September 2017
26 January 2018
11. Hip
25 August 2017
30 June 2017
26 July 2017
3 November 2017
25 August 2017
6 October 2017
26 January 2018
12. Knee
26 August 2017
30 June 2017
26 July 2017
4 November 2017
25 August 2017
6 October 2017
26 January 2018
13. Spinal
11 August 2017
30 June 2017
14 July 2017
6 October 2017
25 August 2017
8 September 2017
26 January 2018
Part B
17 November 2017
*Categories assessed under Panel arrangements