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Consultation Paper on the Pricing Framework for Australian Public Hospital Services 2021–22

The Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) has released the Consultation Paper on the Pricing Framework for Australian Public Hospital Services 2021–22. Public consultation will be open from Wednesday, 9 September 2020 until Friday, 9 October 2020 at 5pm AEDT.

IHPA’s Pricing Framework for Australian Public Hospital Services is revised and published each year. It outlines the principles, scope and methodology adopted by IHPA to determine the national efficient price (NEP) and the national efficient cost (NEC) for Australian public hospital services for the specific financial year.

IHPA invites all interested parties to partake in the consultation process. All submissions will be published on IHPA’s website unless respondents specifically identify any sections they believe should be kept confidential due to commercial or other reasons.

Submissions to the consultation process

Digital and hard copy submissions are welcome. Submissions will be published in their original format on this page as soon as possible after they are received.

Digital submissions can be emailed to submissions.ihpa [at] ihpa.gov.au.

Hard copy submissions can be mailed to:

Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
PO Box 483
Darlinghurst NSW 1300

Submissions can be forwarded to IHPA in any of the following formats: Word, RTF, PDF, handwritten or typed hard copy. In order to make submissions available as soon as possible, submissions will be published in their original format. Emailed text submissions will be reproduced in Word format. Handwritten and typed hard copy submissions will be scanned into PDF documents.

The submission period will end at 5pm AEDT on Friday, 9 October 2020. The feedback and comments will be incorporated into the Pricing Framework for Australian Public Hospital Services 2021–22.

If you have further questions about the Consultation Paper on the Pricing Framework for Australian Public Hospital Services 2021–22, or need assistance with the submission process, please contact IHPA by email at enquiries.ihpa [at] ihpa.gov.au or by phone at +61 2 8215 1100.

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