Hibernation of Agreement with the Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA)


Hibernation of Agreement with the MTAA

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Publication date: 
18 May 2020
Last updated: 
9 July 2020
Publication type: 
Fact sheet
Intended audience: 
Health sector

The Government has been considering the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the healthcare sector, including the medical technology industry. The Minister for Health has agreed to pause all Prostheses List reform work covered under the Agreement with the MTAA for up to 12 months from 1 April 2020.

This fact sheet provides information about the hibernation period and its effects on:

  • Prostheses List applications
  • Prostheses List health technology assessments
  • changes to the Prostheses List
  • Prostheses List fees
  • reforms
  • reviews