Prostheses List - Key Dates for August 2018

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

Page last updated: 29 November 2017

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This circular provides information for stakeholders on the critical dates for submitting applications to list prostheses on the August 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.

Closing dates for new applications to be considered by CAGs are:
  • 19 January 2018 for first meetings; and
  • 13 April 2018 for second meetings.

Panel of Clinical Experts (Panel)

The Panel of Clinical Experts (Panel) of the PLAC assess applications as they are received and provide advice to the PLAC.

The closing date for new applications to be considered by the Panel for listing on the August 2018 Prostheses List is 4 May 2018.

Part B – Human Tissue

The closing date for new applications for Human Tissue is 4 May 2018.
The closing date for amendments for Human Tissue is 4 June 2018.

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 Codes

Closing Date, Request to Transfer, Duplicate or Delete Billing Codes and ARTG Certificates

01. Ophthalmic
19 March 2018
19 January 2018
26 February 2018
4 June 2018
13 April 2018
14 May 2018
9 August 2018

02. *Ear, Nose & Throat
4 May 2018
4 June 2018
9 August 2018

03. *General Miscellaneous
4 May 2018
4 June 2018
9 August 2018

04. *Neurosurgical
4 May 2018
4 June 2018
9 August 2018

05. Urogenital
20 April 2018
19 January 2018
29 March 2018
15 June 2018
13 April 2018
25 May 2018
9 August 2018

06. Specialist Orthopaedic
2 March 2018
19 January 2018
9 February 2018
1 June 2018
13 April 2018
11 May 2018
9 August 2018

07. *Plastic & Reconstructive
4 May 2018
4 June 2018
9 August 2018

08. Cardiac
3 March 2018
19 January 2018
9 February 2018
19 May 2018
13 April 2018
27 April 2018
9 August 2018

09. Cardiothoracic
23 February 2018
19 January 2018
2 February 2018
18 May 2018
13 April 2018
27 April 2017
9 August 2018

10. Vascular
9 April 2018
19 January 2018
19 March 2018
25 June 2018
13 April 2018
4 June 2018
9 August 2018

11. Hip
2 March 2018
19 January 2018
9 February 2018
25 May 2018
13 April 2018
4 May 2018
9 August 2018

12. Knee
3 March 2018
19 January 2018
9 February 2018
26 May 2018
13 April 2018
4 May 2018
9 August 2018

13. Spinal
23 February 2018
19 January 2018
2 February 2018
18 May 2018
13 April 2018
27 April 2018
9 August 2018

Part B
4 May 2018
4 June 2018
AUGUST 2018 Prostheses List – CRITICAL DATES

*Categories assessed under Panel arrangements