Mitraclip awaits funding decision after positive MSAC recommendation

MBS funding has been recommended for transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVr, Mitraclip), but a decision on reimbursement now awaits sign off by the Minister for Health. The Medical Services Advisory Committee has supported the public funding of reduction of mitral regurgitation through tissue approximation, using transvenous/transeptal techniques, in a decision made earlier in 2020. In ...

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