Australian Government - Department of Health

Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC)

1167 - Addiction medicine consultation Items

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Application Number1167
Application NameAddiction medicine consultation items
Description of Medical ServiceA proposal was received seeking a funding model that reflected contemporary addiction medicine practice, for example, time-tiered specialist professional attendance items and specialist case conferencing items which reflect multidisciplinary management integral to effective and efficient addiction medicine practice. This will include MBS items for complex treatment and management planning.
Description of Medical ConditionAddiction medicine patients suffer from any form of addiction, including, but not limited to, substance-abuse, gambling and sexual addictions, and obsessive-compulsive behaviours.
Consultation ProtocolReleased for comment 1 February 2012
PDF version Consultation Decision Analytic Protocol (DAP) (PDF 179 KB)
Word version Consultation Decision Analytic Protocol (DAP) (Word 608 KB)
Closed for comments 14 March 2012
Final Protocol12-13 April 2012
PDF version Final Decision Analytic Protocol (DAP) (PDF 119 KB)
Word version Final Decision Analytic Protocol (DAP) (Word 248 KB)
ReportsPDF version Contracted Assessment Report (PDF 1775 KB)
Word version Contracted Assessment Report (Word 1212 KB)
MSAC OutcomesPDF version Public Summary Document - August 2013 (PDF 106 KB)
Word version Public Summary Document - August 2013 (Word 79 KB)

Meetings for this Application

Meeting TypeDate
PASC 14 and 15 September 2011
12 and 13 April 2012
ESC13 and 14 June 2013
MSAC 1 August 2013

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