Focus Group Discussion Papers

The Department of Health and Ageing prepared the following Discussion papers to stimulate discussion of possible reform proposals during this second round of consultation.

Page last updated: 24 September 2009

These follow consideration of a range of concerns and proposals raised in initial feedback from stakeholders through 86 written submissions, 9 focus groups and 14 bilateral meetings with peak bodies. These papers aim to explore draft proposals that aim to address concerns raised during initial consultations.

Focus Groups Discussion Paper Introduction

Discussion Paper 1 – A Conceptual Framework for Commonwealth HTA Processes

Discussion Paper 2 – Streamlining Application Processes

Discussion Paper 3 – Approaches to Evidence and Methodologies

Discussion Paper 4 – Improved Administration of Commonwealth HTA Processes

Discussion paper 5 – Enhanced Post Market Surveillance