Today’s announcement from the Government to commence a targeted review of hip, knee and cardiac categories comes only three months after a 7.5% and 10% cut took place.The $86 million per year in cuts delivered price reductions to around 2,400 medical devices. Industry expects private health insurance (PHI) companies will continue to pass on every dollar of savings to consumers through reduced premiums.
Last week MTAA hosted another successful Woman in MedTech (WiMT) event.
The sell-out audience of over 120 women and men enjoyed Cochlear’s high-tech campus at Macquarie University for an early morning breakfast to hear speakers share their thoughts on opportunities they took, the need to be confident in your abilities, how they overcame challenges and celebrating their triumphs.
Chairman of Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA), Gavin Fox-Smith, today announced at the Annual-General Meeting the appointment of Ian Burgess as its next Chief Executive Officer. Mr Burgess will step into the role from Monday 30th January 2017.