1387 - Cardiac Contractility Modulation (OPTIMIZER™ IVs)

Page last updated: 25 October 2016

Application Detail



Description of Medical Service

The proposed medical service delivers cardiac contractility modulation (CCM) signals to the heart and has no pacemaker or implantable cardioverter defibrillator functions.

Description of Medical Condition

CCM is indicated for use in patients who are older than 18 years of age with symptomatic heart failure due to systolic left ventricular dysfunction despite appropriate medical therapy.

Reason for Application

New MBS item

Medical Service Type


Previous Application Number

Not Applicable

Associated Documentation

Application Form


PICO Confirmation

Final Protocol (PDF 1111 KB)
Final Protocol (Word 1196 KB)

Assessment Report


Public Summary Document

Public Summary Document (PDF 337 KB)
Public Summary Document (Word 765 KB)

Meetings for this Application


11 to 12 December 2014


11 to 12 June 2015


30 to 31 July 2015