APPENDIX 1

APPENDIX 1

Submissions and additional information received by the Committee

Submissions

  1. The Australia Institute   
  2. Name Withheld 
  3. Ms Penni Moore    
  4. Ms Wendy Lang 
  5. Name Withheld  
  6. Mr John Menadue (plus a supplementary submission)
  7. Name Withheld (plus two supplementary submissions)
  8. Name Withheld   
  9. Name Withheld 
  10. Confidential 
  11. Emeritus Professor John Willoughby 
  12. Mrs Linda Lucke  
  13. Professor Peter Brooks AM
  14. Cancer Voices Australia 
  15. Australian College of Nursing
  16. Baptistcare
  17. Consumers Health Forum of Australia (plus four attachments)
  18. Optometrists Association Australia
  19. Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia  
  20. Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
  21. Speech Pathology Australia 
  22. Australian Physiotherapy Association
  23. National Heart Foundation  
  24. National Health Performance Authority  
  25. Haemophilia Foundation Australia  
  26. Doctors Reform Society
  27. YLC Victoria 
  28. The Menzies Centre for Health Policy, Uni of Sydney and The George Institute for Global Health (plus an attachment)
  29. Name Withheld
  30. Parkinson's Victoria 
  31. Australian Wound Management Association  
  32. Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association of NSW Inc
  33. Children by Choice
  34. Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health 
  35. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
  36. Australian Women’s Health Network        
  37. Nexus Primary Health          
  38. Chronic Illness Alliance Inc            
  39. Victorian Medicare Action Group 
  40. Multiple Sclerosis Australia
  41. Pharmacy Guild of Australia 
  42. National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (plus three attachments)
  43. Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (plus a supplementary submission)
  44. Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (SA Branch)   
  45. Australian Diagnostic Imaging Association (plus a supplementary submission)
  46. Medical Technology Association of Australia (plus four attachments) 
  47. Queensland Nurses' Union
  48. Australasian Podiatry Council 
  49. Kidney Health Australia 
  50. Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation 
  51. Breast Cancer Network Australia 
  52. Cancer Drugs Alliance  
  53. Australian Psychological Society
  54. National Rural Health Alliance  
  55. National Seniors Australia  
  56. Carers NSW
  57. Australian Dental Association Inc (plus a supplementary submission)
  58. Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council
  59. Occupational Therapy Australia  
  60. Australian Society of Anaesthetists 
  61. Australian Council of Social Service
  62. COTA Australia  
  63. Catholic Health Australia  
  64. Hepatitis NSW
  65. Diabetes Australia
  66. Health Care Consumers’ Association ACT Inc (plus three attachments)
  67. Tasmanian Council of Social Service and Tasmanian Medicare Action Group
  68. New South Wales Nurses and Midwives' Association
  69. Carers Queensland Inc 
  70. Australian College of Nurse Practitioners 
  71. Palliative Care Australia  
  72. Australian Medical Association (plus a supplementary submission)
  73. Medibank   
  74. Arthritis Australia (plus a supplementary submission)
  75. Department of Health and Human Services, Tasmania    
  76. Bupa Australia         
  77. ACT Government       
  78. Newcastle University Students Association         
  79. Grattan Institute         
  80. Australian Healthcare Reform Alliance     
  81. Spinal Cord Injuries Australia          
  82. Wellspect HealthCare        
  83. Independent Audiologists Australia Inc
  84. Ms Julie Dicker    
  85. Foundation 97 Limited
  86. Name Withheld 
  87. Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists  
  88. Spinal Injuries Australia 
  89. Royal Rehab  
  90. NSW Spina Bifida Collaborative
  91. Name Withheld    
  92. Audiology Australia Ltd  
  93. Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation 
  94. Australian College of Midwives 
  95. Name Withheld   
  96. Macular Disease Foundation Australia
  97. Telethon Speech and Hearing Centre for Children Inc (WA)   
  98. Professor Emeritus Colin Chapman
  99. Australasian College for Emergency Medicine 
  100. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons    
  101. Department of Health 
  102. Name Withheld   
  103. Ms Kristy Mahoney
  104. Associate Professor Pam McGrath
  105. Ms Cris Kerr (plus an attachment)
  106. Cystic Fibrosis Victoria

Additional Information

  1. Empty Pockets: Why Co-payments are not the solution, report by Jennifer Doggett, from Consumers Health Forum of Australia, recieved 16 May 2014. 
  2. Prescription charges: are they worth it?, British Medical Journal article from June 2014, tabled by Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia, at Melbourne public hearing 3 July 2014 
  3. Presentation, tabled by Medibank, at Melbourne public hearing 3 July 2014 
  4. The Cost of Chronis Illnesses for Rural and Regional Victorians, paper by Christine Walker and Jo-Anne Tamlyn, tabled by Chronic Illness Alliance, at Melbourne public hearing 3 July 2014 
  5. Position paper: Closing The Gap Pharmaceutical Benefits Schedule Co-payment Measure, by The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, from Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia, received 3 July 2014 
  6. The affordability of prescription medicines in Australia: are copayments and safety net thresholds too high?, Australian Health Review article from 2013, from Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia, received 3 July 2014 
  7. Access to cancer medicines in Australia, by Medicines Australia Oncology Industry Taskforce, July 2013, from Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia, received 3 July 2014 
  8. Medical Adherence in America, A National Report Card, by National Community Pharmacists Association, from Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia, received 3 July 2014 
  9. Barriers to Medication Adherence in Chronic Heart Failure Patients during Home Visits, Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research research paper from 2010, from Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia, received 3 July 2014 
  10. Interventions for enhancing medication adherence, by The Cochrane Collaboration, from Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia, received 3 July 2014 
  11. A systematic review of interventions to enhance medication adherence in children and adolescents with chronic illness, article from 2010, from Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia, received 3 July 2014 
  12. Concordance, adherence and compliance in medicine taking, report for the National Co-ordinating Centre for NHS Service Delivery and Organisation R and D, from Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia, received 3 July 2014 
  13. Multifaceted Intervention to Improve Medication Adherence and Secondary Prevention Measures After Acute Coronary Syndrome Hospital Discharge, JAMA Internal Medicine article from 2013, from Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia, received 3 July 2014 
  14. Ingredients of Successful Interventions to Improve Medication Adherence, JAMA article from 2013, from Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia, received 3 July 2014 
  15. Pharmaceuticals, pharmacists and profits: a health policy perspective, online editorial from 2014, from Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia, received 4 July 2014 
  16. Pharmaceuticals, pharmacists and profits: the Pharmacy Guild perspective, online editorial from 2014, from Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia, received 4 July 2014 
  17. Competition Policy, from Australian Dental Association Inc, received 8 July 2014 
  18. ACCC Submission on Private Health Insurance, September 2012, from Australian Dental Association Inc, received 8 July 2014 
  19. ACCC Submission on Private Health Insurance, August 2013, from Australian Dental Association Inc, received 8 July 2014 
  20. National Dental Update, January 2014, from Australian Dental Association Inc, received 8 July 2014 
  21. National Dental Update, April 2014, from Australian Dental Association Inc, received 8 July 2014 
  22. National Dental Update, June 2014, from Australian Dental Association Inc, received 8 July 2014 
  23. Health Voices publication, April 2014, from Consumers Health Forum of Australia, received 29 July 2014 
  24. GP co-payment would increase emergency department wait times, The Conversation July 2014, from Consumers Health Forum of Australia, received 29 July 2014 
  25. How does copayment for health care services affect demand, health and redistribution? A systematic review of the empirical evidence from 1990 to 2011, (Astrid Kiil and Kurt Houlberg) European Journal of Health Economics, September 2012, from Consumers Health Forum of Australia, received 29 July 2014 
  26. Prescription drug cost sharing. Associations with mediation and medical utilization and spending and health (Dana Goldman, Geoffrey Joyce and Yuhui Zheng) American Medical Association, July 2007, from Consumers Health Forum of Australia, received 29 July 2014 
  27. The relationship between number of primary health care visits and hospitalisations: evidence from linked clinic and hospital data for remote indigenous Australians (Yuejen Zhao, Jo Wright, Steven Guthridge and Paul Lawton) BMC Health Services Research, November 2013, from Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association, received 29 July 2014 
  28. The cost-effectiveness of primary care for Indigenous Australians with diabetes living in remote Northern Territory communities (Susan Thomas, Yuejen Zhao, Steven Guthridge, John Wakerman) Medical Journal of Australia, June 2014, from Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association, received 29 July 2014 
  29. Crossing the boundaries: embracing the potential (Debbie Deasey), from Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation, received 30 July 2014 

Answers to Questions on Notice

  1. Answers to Questions taken on Notice during 3 July public hearing, received from Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia, 3 July 2014
  2. Answers to Questions taken on Notice during 3 July public hearing, received from Australian Society of Anaesthetists, 21 July 2014  
  3. Answers to Questions taken on Notice during 3 July public hearing, received from Australian Dental Association, 21 July 2014   
  4. Answers to Questions taken on Notice during 3 July public hearing, received from National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation, 24 July 2014  
  5. Answers to Questions taken on Notice during 3 July public hearing, received from Department of Health, 6 August 2014   
  6. Answers to Questions taken on Notice during 3 July public hearing, received from Medibank Private, 18 August 2014   
  7. Answers to Questions taken on Notice during 29 July public hearing, received from Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 31 July 2014
  8. Answers to Questions taken on Notice during 29 July public hearing, received from Department of Health, 6 August 2014
  9. Answers to Questions taken on Notice during 29 July public hearing, received from Grattan Institute, 8 August 2014
  10. Answers to Questions taken on Notice during 29 July public hearing, received from Australian Medical Association, 14 August 2014

Correspondence

  1. Correspondence from Private Healthcare Australia, received 5 August 2014 

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