New prostate cancer treatment helping patients live longer, better

27 November 2022 - A treatment that could allow advanced prostate cancer patients to avoid chemotherapy and live longer has arrived ...

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MSAC Secretariat publishes agenda for March 2023 MSAC meeting

23 November 2022 - The MSAC Secretariat has published a list of applications scheduled to be considered by the MSAC ...

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Government supporting Australians living with type 1 diabetes

13 November 2022 - The Albanese Government is changing the lives for the 130,000 Australians living with type 1 diabetes by ...

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MSAC can't find a place for Carvykti

10 November 2022 - The outcome from Janssen's application requesting the public funding of ciltacabtagene autoleucel for the treatment of ...

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Independent review into Medicare compliance

5 November 2022 - The Albanese Government has appointed respected health economist Dr Pradeep Philip to conduct an independent review into ...

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MSAC Secretariat tweaks the agenda for Dec 2022 PASC meeting

26 October 2022 - The PASC will consider one more application. ...

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‘Distressed and appalled’: eye doctor sees red at overcharging by peers

25 October 2022 - Central Queensland eye surgeon David Kitchen has had enough of long-term, rampant rorting by some of ...

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MSAC recommends targeted carrier testing of certain ethic people for severe monogenic conditions

20 October 2022 - An 'eventful' week for Jewish people in Australia. ...

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MSAC publishes outcome for Mackenzie's mission

19 October 2022 - Mackenzie’s Mission is a research study providing reproductive genetic carrier screening to up to 10,000 couples across ...

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MSAC publishes agenda for February 2023 ESC meeting

19 October 2022 - The MSAC Secretariat has published a list of applications scheduled to be considered by the ESC ...

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MSAC finally recommends genomic testing for certain women with breast cancer

18 October 2022 - A third application from Mryriad Genetics seeking the MBS listing of its gene expression profiling test ...

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Medicare rorts expose inflated bulk billing rates

18 October 2022 - Systemic rorting of Medicare is artificially inflating official statistics that claim almost nine out of 10 ...

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Medicare reports

17 October 2022 - Minister for Health and Aged Care, Mark Butler has issued the following statement regarding Medicare reporting. ...

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Expert advice on lung cancer screening

13 October 2022 - The Australian Government has received advice regarding a national lung cancer screening program from the independent Medical ...

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Disaster tipped after vital medicine cut off

8 October 2022 - The supply of a critical lifesaving nuclear medicine to Australia has been cut off, prompting urgent ...

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