AH Australian Hearing
AMA Australian Medical Association
AOA Australian Orthopaedic Association
AOANJRR Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry
ARTG Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods
CAG Clinical Advisory Group
CHA Catholic Health Australia
Department Department of Health
Doyle Review Review of the Prostheses Listing Arrangements
DRG Diagnosis Related Group
DVA Department of Veterans' Affairs
FTE Full Time Equivalent
HESC Health Economics Sub Committee (of the PLAC)
hirmaa Health Insurance Restricted Membership Association of Australia
HTA Health Technology Assessment
HTA Review Review of Health Technology Assessment in Australia
IHPA Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
IWG Industry Working Group on Private Health Insurance Prostheses Reform
MMDR Medicines and Medical Devices Review
MSAC Medical Services Advisory Committee
MTAA Medical Technology Association of Australia
NDIS National Disability Insurance Scheme
NHCDC National Hospital Cost Data Collection
PBAC Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee
PBS Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
PHA Private Healthcare Australia
PHI Act Private Health Insurance Act 2007
PL Prostheses List
PLAC Prostheses List Advisory Committee
SME Small and medium sized enterprise
TGA Therapeutic Goods Administration

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