Report

Price regulation associated with the Prostheses List Framework

11 May 2017

© Commonwealth of Australia 2017
ISBN 978-1-76010-572-3

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 27KB)
ABBREVIATIONS (PDF 18KB)
LIST OF RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 41KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 53KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Structure of the report
Operation of the Prostheses List Framework

Chapter 2 - The Prostheses List in Practice (PDF 299KB)

Introduction
History of reform
Effect of the Prostheses List Framework
Relationships between stakeholders
Issues identified by submitters

Chapter 3 - Prostheses List reforms (PDF 135KB)

Industry Working Group on Private Health Insurance Prostheses Reform
Reforms already implemented
Reconstituted Prostheses List Advisory Committee

Chapter 4 (PDF 210KB)

Do we need a Prostheses List?
Review of PL listing criteria
Setting a PL benefit level – which model?
Data collection
NDIS transition arrangements

Chapter 5 - Recommendations (PDF 28KB)

Administration of the PLAC
Data collection
Transparency in benefits setting process
Transparency in pricing
Inquiry into private health insurance

APPENDIX 1 - Submissions and additional information received by the Committee (PDF 24KB)
APPENDIX 2 - Public hearings (PDF 16KB)
APPENDIX 3 - Prostheses List Advisory Committee (PDF 16KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3515
Fax: +61 2 6277 5829
community.affairs.sen@aph.gov.au

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