PHI Circular 36/18 - August 2018 Prostheses List - Critical Dates

Page last updated: 27 June 2018

PHI Circular 36/18 - August 2018 Prostheses List - Critical Dates (PDF 112 KB)

This circular provides information for stakeholders about planned critical dates for making and publishing the August 2018 Prostheses List.

These dates are correct at the time of publishing this circular, but may change due to unforeseen circumstances.

27 July 20018 Draft list circulated
30 July 2018 Duplication cut-off Transfer cut-off
15 August 2018 ARTG/MBS cut-off Deletion cut-off Deadline for final corrections
31 August 2018 Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Rules No 2 (2018) – rules published
14 September 2018 Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Rules No 2 (2018) – rules commence

Please note: The second round of 2018 benefit reductions set out in the Governments Agreement with the Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) take effect from 1 August 2018. An updated Prostheses list with the reduced benefit will be published shortly.

The August 2018 Prostheses list will follow as normal.

Any queries regarding this matter should be directed to Prostheses Section or the Prostheses Hotline on (02) 6289 9463.


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