PHI 03/12

This circular issued by the Private Health Insurance Branch contains information Draft Clinical Evidence Paper

Page last updated: 13 January 2012

PDF printable version of 03_12 (PDF 17 KB) and attachment A Evidence Requirements For Assessment of Applications for the Prostheses List: A Discussion Paper (PDF 85 KB)

13 January 2012

Prostheses List Advisory Committee (PLAC) Draft Clinical Evidence Paper

Purpose
The purpose of this Circular is to advise stakeholders that the PLAC is reviewing its clinical evidence requirements used to consider the listing of products on the Prostheses List. The PLAC is now seeking feedback from stakeholders prior to the finalisation of the clinical evidence paper.

Background
The PLAC is reviewing its requirements for clinical evidence and is now circulating a draft paper for broader consultation.

The department requests that stakeholders provide any comments and/or feedback, including suggested changes attached to the paper, by close of business Friday 24 February 2012.

Action
Comments are to be forwarded to David O’Neill at david.o’neill@health.gov.au.

For further information contact David on (02) 6289 1270.

If interested parties believe more time will be required to provide feedback, please liaise with David regarding additional times to respond.

If you require further information please telephone: (02) 6289 9853/24 hr answering machine or email the enquiry to Private Health Insurance Branch

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