1180r - Review of items for surgical treatment of obesity

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Application Detail

Status

Closed

Description of Medical Service

Surgical treatment of obesity

Description of Medical Condition

Clinically severe obesity is a condition generally defined as BMI ≥ 40 kg/m2, or between 35 kg/m2and 40 kg/m2where there are other major medical co-morbidities (such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer)

Reason for Application

To review the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items for the surgical treatment of obesity

Medical Service Type

-

Previous Application Number

Not Applicable

Associated Documentation

Application Form

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Consultation Survey

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PICO Confirmation

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Assessment Report

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Public Summary Document

Public Summary Document (PDF 341 KB)
Public Summary Document (Word 721 KB)

Meetings for this Application

PASC

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ESC

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MSAC

29-30 November 2011