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