TAVI funding gets green light

The Medical Services Advisory Committee has recommended an MBS listing for transcatheter aortic valve insertion (TAVI) in high-risk patients.

The Committee’s advice to the Minister came in its March 2016 meeting, the minutes of which were released this month.

It recommends an MBS listing for TAVI via transfemoral delivery in patients who are symptomatic with severe aortic stenosis and who