MTAA supports call for future of private health summit

13 September 2021 - The Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) today supported calls from AMA President, Dr Omar Khorshid, ...

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Medicare Benefits Schedule continuous review to improve patient care

13 September 2021 - Medicare items and services will be reviewed by experts on an on-going basis to ensure the Medicare ...

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Health funds reject claims hospitals hit by prostheses reforms

9 September 2021 - Health insurers say private hospital operators will not be left out of pocket, rejecting claims they ...

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MSAC publishes agenda for upcoming meeting

3 September 2021 - 12 agenda items for consideration at the 25-26 November 2021 meeting. ...

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Lymphoma patients to benefit from new cancer therapy

5 August 2021 - Australians suffering from a rare type of blood cancer will now have access to a highly specialised ...

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New CAR T-cell therapy option now available in Australia for patients with aggressive blood cancer

5 August 2021 - Eligible patients can now access Yescarta through Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne and Royal Brisbane and Women’s ...

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Time for corporate health insurers to front up on savings

29 June 2021 - The Medical Technology Association of Australia has called on the corporate health insurance industry to commit ...

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Guaranteeing Medicare

1 July 2021 - The Australian Government is investing record funding in Medicare, providing more support to Australians as we face ...

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New cancer gene test: are you eligible?

29 June 2021 - In a world first, young Australians will be offered a genetic test to discover whether they carry ...

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MSAC consultation process - changes to take effect from 1 July 2021

16 June 2021 - MSAC is implementing changes to its consultation process from 1 July 2021.  ...

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MSAC Technical Guidelines - release of guidelines for preparing assessments for the Medical Services Advisory Committee (Version 1.0, May 2021)

16 June 2021 - The Department of Health is pleased to announce the publication of the Guidelines for Preparing Assessments ...

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AMA and Australian Government agree to strengthening the MBS review process and informed financial consent

8 June 2021 - The Australian Government and the Australian Medical Association have reached agreement to work together to co-design the ...

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Medicare rebate changes for surgeries kick in next month, but doctors say more time is needed

7 June 2021 - One of the biggest overhauls of the Medicare rebate system in decades is set to kick ...

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GP bulk billing services at record highs

6 June 2021 - More Australians than ever are getting the medical care they need at no cost to themselves, with ...

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Patients set to pay thousands more as rebates cut in raft of radical Medicare changes

6 June 2021 - A chaotic attempt to modernise the 38 year old Medicare system could see patients hit with higher ...

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