Consultation Paper on the Pricing Framework for Australian Public Hospital Services 2021–22
Date published: 9 September 2020
The Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) released its Consultation Paper on the Pricing Framework for Australian Public Hospital Services 2021–22. Public consultation was open from Wednesday 9 September to 5pm AEDT Friday 9 October 2020.
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) Determinations for Australian public hospital services for the specific financial year.
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 were forwarded to IHPA in a range of formats including Word, RTF, PDF and handwritten or typed hardcopy. In order to make submissions available as soon as possible, most submissions have been published in their original format. Handwritten submissions have been scanned into PDF documents. If the content has been emailed to IHPA the text of email submissions has been reproduced in Word format.