Patients who are unable to undergo heart-valve surgery will have better access to an alternative, following the listing of TAVI on the Medicare Benefits Schedule. From November 1, Medicare rebates will be available for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) for patients with symptomatic with severe aortic stenosis deemed high-risk for surgical aortic valve replacement or ...
Medicare-funded TAVI for high risk patients
By Tessa Hoffman
8 Nov 2017