1672 – Procedures for the insertion or removal of a leadless permanent pacemaker for the treatment of bradyarrhythmia

Page last updated: 23 February 2022

Application Detail

Description of Medical Service

The Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS) is a type of leadless pacemaker, that is a single-chamber implantable transcatheter pacemaker inserted via the femoral vein and implanted directly into the right ventricular myocardium negating the need for transvenous wires.

Description of Medical Condition

Bradycardia is defined as abnormally slow heart rhythm, as a consequence of the disturbance of the generation or conduction of cardiac electrical activity. Permanent pacing works by preventing the heart from beating slower than a predefined rate, by delivering an electrical stimulus to the myocardium when required.

Reason for Application

New MBS item

Medical Service Type

Therapeutic technology

Previous Application Number/s

Not Applicable

Associated Documentation

Application Form

Application Form (PDF 2081 KB)
Application Form (Word 2009 KB)

Consultation Survey

Consultation Survey (PDF 585 KB)
Consultation Survey (Word 68 KB)

PASC Consultation
PASC consultation closed.

MSAC Consultation
MSAC consultation input must be received by no later than Friday, 10 June 2022 for it to be considered by MSAC at its July 2022 meeting.

For further information please refer to PASC, ESC, MSAC Key Dates
For further information on the consultation process please refer to MSAC Consultation Process

PICO Confirmation

PICO Confirmation (PDF 1965 KB)
PICO Confirmation (Word 1327 KB)

Assessment Report

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Public Summary Document

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Meetings for this Application

PASC

12-13 August 2021

ESC

9-10 June 2022

MSAC

28-29 July 2022