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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Consultation on the Medical Services Advisory Committee revised draft guidelines

31 August 2020 - The Department of Health is interested in obtaining views and feedback from the general public and ...

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MSAC Guidelines review

17 August 2020 - The Department of Health has commenced a review of the MSAC technical guidelines to ensure assessment ...

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Mallinckrodt and Terumo BCT announce positive recommendations for public funding of Uvadex (methoxsalen) for ECP administration with the Therakos CE

13 July 2020 - In a rare dual-review process, two independent advisory committees to the Australian Minister for Health recommend reimbursement ...

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Proposal to modify PHARMAC’s approach to competitive procurement

10 July 2020 - PHARMAC is proposing to standardise the way that it contracts for pharmaceuticals as a result of ...

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Consultation on CADTH’s drug reimbursement review procedures

25 June 2020 - CADTH is inviting stakeholder feedback on a revised procedure for its drug reimbursement review processes (i.e., pan-Canadian ...

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ICER posts draft scoping document for the assessment of supervised injection facilities

19 May 2020 - Document open to public comment until 9 June 2020. ...

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Procedure Guidance for standardised redactions to PBAC Public Summary Documents

30 April 2020 - The PBAC has indicated its preference for greater transparency to be introduced in PSDs through a ...

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Revised procedure for the sponsor review of initial CADTH pCODR reports

4 March 2020 - Initial CADTH pCODR reports will now be issued to the sponsor four business days before the target ...

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Alignment of terminology

9 January 2020 - CADTH is aligning the terminology in the single drug review processes as follows: ...

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New CADTH process for cell and gene therapies

9 January 2020 - CADTH has undertaken an internal review of our processes for drugs and devices, and established a revised ...

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Health products portal – intent to apply

14 November 2019 - The Department of Health (the Department) has been working to digitise and simplify the PBS submission ...

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ICER seeks public input to guide selection of non-drug assessment topics for 2020

13 December 2019 - Suggestions for new topics and comments on initial list of potential topics are encouraged; input most helpful ...

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Breast cancer MRI added to Medicare

29 October 2019 - Women with or suspected of having breast cancer will be able to claim Medicare benefits for magnetic ...

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