National Joint Replacement Registry: Cost Recovery Impact Statement - 1 July 2017to 30 June 2018

The purpose of the National Joint Replacement Registry (NJRR) is to improve and maintain the quality of care for individuals receiving joint replacement surgery. Information on hip, knee, shoulder, elbow, wrist, ankle and spinal disc replacement is collected from all hospitals in Australia undertaking joint replacement surgery.

Page last updated: 14 May 2018

Expenses associated with maintaining the NJRR are cost recovered from the manufacturers and importers of joint replacement prostheses.

The NJRR CRIS provides information on how the Department of Health manages cost recovery to provide Commonwealth funding to the Australian Orthopaedic Association for its administration of the NJRR.

Cost Recovery Implementation Statement - National Joint Replacement Registry 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018 (PDF 250 KB)
Cost Recovery Implementation Statement - National Joint Replacement Registry 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018 (Word 131 KB)