Terms of Reference

The Standing Committee on Health will inquire into and report on best practice in chronic disease prevention and management in primary health care, specifically: 

1. Examples of best practice in chronic disease prevention and management, both in Australia and internationally;

2. Opportunities for the Medicare payment system to reward and encourage best practice and quality improvement in chronic disease prevention and management;

3. Opportunities for the Primary Health Networks to coordinate and support chronic disease prevention and management in primary health care;

4. The role of private health insurers in chronic disease prevention and management;

5. The role of State and Territory Governments in chronic disease prevention and management;

6. Innovative models which incentivise access, quality and efficiency in chronic disease prevention and management.

7. Best practice of Multidisciplinary teams chronic disease management in primary health care and Hospitals; and

8. Models of chronic disease prevention and management in primary health care which improve outcomes for high end frequent users of medical and health services.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Standing Committee on Health
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 4145
Fax: +61 2 6277 4427
health.reps@aph.gov.au

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About this inquiry

The Standing Committee on Health will inquire into and report on best practice in chronic disease prevention and management in primary health care.

Past Public Hearings

31 Mar 2016: Charlestown, NSW
11 Mar 2016: West Perth, WA
04 Mar 2016: Adelaide, SA

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Inquiry Status

Report Tabled on 5 May 2016

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