Review of Medicare-funded ophthalmology services

Review of Medicare-funded ophthalmology services (second-stage) protocol

The protocol outlines the methodology to guide evidence-based analysis to support the review and the Department of Health and Ageing has invited stakeholder comment. It is particularly seeking feedback on the critical appraisal of clinical practice guidelines, the clinical questions and methodology guiding the review, and the proposed minor amendments to specific MBS items.

Please refer to the Medical Services Advisory Committee website (external link) for the pro forma to guide responses and for further information generally.

Consultation closes on 25 November 2011 and comments should be made to