Even though the February 2018 Prostheses List has yet to come into effect, the deadlines for submitting applications to the August List are fast approaching. Missing a deadline can delay your access to the private hospital market by at least 6 months. The deadline for Ophthalmic, Urogenital, Specialist Orthopaedic, Cardiac, Cardiothoracic, Vascular, Hip, Knee and […]
Following a prolonged and very public debate about the price of implantable devices in private hospitals in Australia, an agreement has been reached between the Australian Federal Government and the medical device industry that will give certainty to manufacturers selling devices in the Australian market. The agreement has a downside in that $300 million of […]
Australia has always been viewed as an attractive market for implantable medical devices. This is due, in a large part, to the Australian Department of Health’s Prostheses List. The Minister of Health, Sussan Ley MP announced initial reforms to the Prostheses List. Guest author Sarah Griffin outlines what this means for medical device manufacturers.