PHI 44/12

This circular issued by the Private Health Insurance Branch contains information about Important dates for the August 2012 Prostheses List

Page last updated: 07 June 2013

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20 June 2012

Correction to PHI Circular No PHI 40/12 - Important dates for the August 2012 Prostheses List

Vascular Prostheses Clinical Advisory Group

PHI Circular 40/12 incorrectly advised that the first meeting of the Vascular Prostheses Clinical Advisory Group (VPCAG) is on 27 August 2012.

The meeting has been brought forward to 20 August 2012.

The cut-off for applications for this meeting will not change. The VPCAG secretariat will continue to receive applications for this meeting up to 9 July 2012.

Ophthalmic Prostheses Clinical Advisory Group

PHI Circular 40/12 incorrectly advised that the first meeting of Ophthalmic Prostheses Clinical Advisory Group (OPCAG) is on 24 September 2012.

The meeting has been brought forward to 19 September 2012.

The cut-off for applications for this meeting will not change. The OPCAG secretariat willcontinue to receive applications for this meeting up to 6 July 2012.

Panel of Clinical Experts (PoCE) applications

Ear, Nose & Throat, General & Miscellaneous, Neurosurgical, Plastic & Reconstructive

The above products are managed by the Panel of Clinical Experts (PoCE).

Complete and valid applications to list new products and to change current billing codes for assessment by the PoCE should be received at least eight weeks before the PLAC meetings listed in PLAC Bulletin No. 8 of May 2012.

This is to ensure the applications have the best possible chance of being referred to PLAC.

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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