PHI 91/16 - Critical Dates - February 2017 Prostheses List

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7 December 2016
February 2017 Prostheses List

Critical dates for February 2017 Prostheses List

This circular provides information for stakeholders about planned critical dates for making and publishing the February 2017 Prostheses List.

These dates are correct at the time of publishing this circular, but may change due to unforeseen circumstances.

27 January 2017

ARTG/MBS cut-off
Duplication cut-off
Transfer cut-off
Deletion cut-off

28 February 2017

Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Rules No 1 (2017) – rules published

28 March 2017

Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Rules No 1 (2017) – rules commence

The Prostheses secretariat plans to send an initial draft February 2017 Prostheses List to sponsors and suppliers in early January. This will allow time for sponsors to identify any issues early by checking the details of listings and advising the secretariat about any necessary corrections.

Please note this initial draft will not include any items scheduled for consideration by PLAC at their meeting at the end of January.

The final draft, which will include items considered at the January PLAC meeting, will be sent out after the 27 January 2017 cut-off. This will be the final opportunity to check the details of listings and advise of any necessary corrections.

The deadline for final corrections to be advised when final draft is sent.

Any queries regarding this matter should be directed to Prostheses Section or the Prostheses Hotline on (02) 6289 9463.