Prostheses List Advisory Committee (PLAC) Bulletin 4

Bulletin number 4, August 2011

Page last updated: 02 November 2012

Printable version of Prostheses List Advisory Committee (PLAC) Bulletin 4 (PDF 58 KB)

August 2012 Prostheses List

The August 2011 Prostheses List will be published on 8 August 2011 with an effective date of 22 August 2011.

Key Dates for the February 2012 Prostheses List

11 August 2011
Prostheses List Advisory Committee Meeting
22-26 August 2011
Ongoing listing fee invoices for August 2011 Prostheses List to be sent (invoice payable within 28 days)
End of August
Prostheses List Information Sessions
7 September 2011
Prostheses List Advisory Committee Meeting
August/September
CAG meetings
13 October 2011
Prostheses List Advisory Committee Meeting
November
CAG meetings
9 November 2011
Prostheses List Advisory Committee Meeting
8 December 2011
Prostheses List Advisory Committee Meeting
20 December 2011
ARTG and MBS item numbers required for recommended new applications for the February 2012 Prostheses List
6 January 2012
Letter to sponsors re: payment of initial listing fees/gaps (invoice payable within 14 days)
7 February 2012
February 2012 Prostheses List scheduled to be released
21 February 2012
February 2012 Prostheses List scheduled to commence

Prostheses List Information Sessions

The Department of Health and Ageing will be holding three Information Sessions, one in Melbourne on Thursday 25 August 2011 and two in Sydney on Monday 29 August 2011. Please note these sessions relate to Part A of the Prostheses List and the Health Technology Assessment Review.

The focus of the workshops will be:
  • Application Forms
  • Clinical Evidence Requirements
  • Amendments to Listings
  • Benefit Negotiations
  • Update on the implementation of recommendations from the Health Technology Assessment Review

Workshop Details:

Melbourne

Date: Thursday 25 August 2011
Time: 11.30am – 1.30pm
Venue:
Hilton on the Park
192 Wellington Parade
East Melbourne

Sydney

Date: Monday 29 August 2011
Time: 10am – 12pm, 2pm – 4pm
Venue:
Harbourview North Sydney
17 Blue Street
North Sydney

Confirming attendance

Please confirm your attendance via email to Prostheses by Tuesday 23 August 2011.

If you have any queries about the sessions, please contact the Prostheses Section on (02) 6289 9463.

Please note: These sessions have been previously titled Application Workshops.