Read the latest private health insurance circulars for updates on matters affecting private health insurers.
We are seeking stakeholder feedback on the proposed new listing pathways for applications to the Prostheses List (PL) and on the cost recovery proposal which outlines indicative fees on applications seeking listing on the PL. Consultation closes 28 October 2022.
The Independent Health and Aged Care Pricing Authority (IHACPA) invites feedback on the approach to its advice on bundling arrangements for General Use Items on the Prostheses List.
The Department is planning to make further amendments to the July 2022 Prostheses List (PL) to correct a few errors appearing on the PL due to technical glitches during the preparation of the Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Amendment Rules (No. 2) 2022.
Private health insurance clinical category and procedure type updates following Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) item changes from 1 August 2022
The Hospital Casemix Protocol (HCP) and Private Hospital Data Bureau (PHDB) 2020–21 annual reports are now available. These reports summarise data collected from hospitals.
Private health insurance clinical category and procedure type updates following Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) item change from 6 July 2022.