1672 – Procedures for the insertion or removal of a leadless permanent pacemaker for the treatment of bradyarrhythmia

Page last updated: 27 October 2022

Application Detail

Description of Medical Service

The Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS) is a type of leadless pacemaker, that is a single-chamber implantable transcatheter pacemaker inserted via the femoral vein and implanted directly into the right ventricular myocardium negating the need for transvenous wires.

Description of Medical Condition

Bradycardia is defined as abnormally slow heart rhythm, as a consequence of the disturbance of the generation or conduction of cardiac electrical activity. Permanent pacing works by preventing the heart from beating slower than a predefined rate, by delivering an electrical stimulus to the myocardium when required.

Reason for Application

New MBS item

Medical Service Type

Therapeutic technology

Previous Application Number/s

Not Applicable

Associated Documentation

Application Form

Application Form (PDF 2081 KB)
Application Form (Word 2009 KB)

Consultation Survey

Consultation Survey (PDF 585 KB)
Consultation Survey (Word 68 KB)

PASC Consultation
PASC consultation closed.

MSAC Consultation
MSAC consultation input closed Friday, 10 June 2022.

For further information please refer to PASC, ESC, MSAC Key Dates
For further information on the consultation process please refer to MSAC Consultation Process

PICO Confirmation

PICO Confirmation (PDF 1965 KB)
PICO Confirmation (Word 1327 KB)

Assessment Report


Public Summary Document

Public Summary Document (PDF 731 KB)
Public Summary Document (Word 194 KB)

Meetings for this Application


12-13 August 2021


9-10 June 2022


28-29 July 2022