Surgery for women with birth injuries set to be subsidised again

7 October 2021 - Thousands of women who have been living with the pain of birth injuries have been given ...

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Novian Health gains FDA breakthrough designation for Novilase breast therapy

28 September 2021 - Novian Health has been granted breakthrough device designation from the U.S. FDA for its Novilase Interstitial Laser ...

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The doctors betraying their oath to do no harm

25 September 2021 - Medical procedures that don’t help the patient, overdiagnosis, the ‘medicalisation of normal’… two doctors lift the lid. ...

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MSAC publishes agenda for upcoming PASC meeting

24 September 2021 - The MSAC Secretariat has published a list of the applications scheduled to be considered at the next ...

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Doctors too keen to operate, say experts

25 September 2021 - Doctors are routinely over-diagnosing and over-treating conditions that do not require medical intervention, sometimes carrying out ...

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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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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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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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Health insurers ‘sit on pot of gold’, say private hospitals

21 May 2021 - Private hospitals say health insurers must promise to reduce premium hikes or pay cash back to ...

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MSAC publishes agenda for upcoming ESC meeting

14 May 2021 - The MSAC Secretariat has published a list of the applications scheduled to be considered at the ...

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NICE launches ambitious strategy to provide quicker access to new treatments and innovations

19 April 2021 - NICE will transform key elements of its approach to ensure efficiency and speed while maintaining robust, trusted ...

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Medicare Benefits Schedule Electrocardiogram Review Committee – appointment of Committee Members

15 April 2021 - The Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Committee was established in March 2021 to review electrocardiogram items introduced on ...

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NICE methods and process review aims to create fertile ground for innovation

29 March 2021 - The way NICE reviews new medicines is about to go through its biggest change in years – ...

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New procedures for CADTH drug reimbursement reviews

30 September 2020 - CADTH initiated stakeholder consultations in June 2020 on proposals to align the procedure for its drug ...

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ICER releases draft evidence report on supervised injection facilities

24 September 2020 - Public comment period now open until 22 October 2020; requests to make oral comment during public ...

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