Current Issues

Current Policy Initiatives

Advocacy on behalf of the medical technology industry is one of MTAA's core activities. MTAA seeks to influence policy development in the healthcare environment at many levels including regulatory, reimbursement, industry development and market access.

In addition to regular liaison at senior level with key state and federal governments, regulatory and standards-setting bodies; lobbying with key decision makers from all political parties; consultations and submissions are an important activity to communicate key issues on behalf of the industry.

Prostheses List Reform

How the MTAA Agreement with Government is saving $1.1 billion


Private Health Insurance Reform

The potential impact of the reforms on patient access to prostheses

Private Health Insurance Issues and Opportunities

Why private health insurance is losing membership


Medicare Benefits Schedule Review

About the Review and its impact on device access