Regulation Impact Statement: Review of Health Technology Assessment in Australia

A key objective of the HTA Review was to address the regulatory burden on business that results from HTA processes, to ensure that those processes are efficient, measured and proportionate.

Page last updated: 26 February 2010

The HTA Review identifies opportunities for reform of the processes that may be poorly designed, duplicated or unnecessary, imposing unwarranted costs and complexity on business and discouraging innovation. The recommendations from the HTA Review strike an appropriate balance not only by reducing costs to business but also by improving patient access to safe, effective and cost-effective health technologies through better regulation. The Regulation Impact Statement outlines the impact on all stakeholders as a result of the HTA Review report recommendations.

PDF printable version of the Regulation impact statement; Review of health technology assessment in Australia (PDF 366 KB)


An HTML version of the report is being prepared. If you are unable to access the PDF please send an email to the HTA Review mail-box htareview@health.gov.au