How to reform the prosthesis market - Grattan Institute

How to reform the prosthesis market

by Stephen Duckett

10.02.2021 report

Submission to the Department of Health’s consultation on options for reforms and improvements to the Prostheses List

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Private hospital insurance pays out more than $2 billion each year in benefit payments for prostheses, accounting for more than 12 per cent of all benefit payments. There is scope for major reform of prosthesis payments, despite recent changes.