Number of operations covered by Medicare only for Revision of failed hips and knees

B Bear made this Freedom of Information request to Department of Health

Department of Health did not have the information requested.

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Dear Department of Health,

The Hon Susan Ley
Minister for Health MP

Dear Ms Ley and the Department of Health,

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 1982.

I request copies of documents and or reports which identity the dollar cost to Medicare for the number of revision operations for hips and knees replacements which were caused by recalls/hazards and failures of those items. Time period: From December 2005 to December 2016.

Yours faithfully,

B Bear

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Dear Department of Health,

I made an FOI request, asking for the number of operations covered by Medicare only for Revision of failed hips and knees.
By law, I should have received a prompt response by May 19, 2016.
I have not received the above request in the required reasonable time,
i therefore request an internal review.

Yours faithfully,

B Bear

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Attention: B Bear

 

Please see attached correspondence in relation to your FOI request to the
Department of Health.

 

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FOI & Aged Care Parliamentary Section

Ministerial, Parliamentary, Executive Support and Governance Branch

People, Capability and Communication Division

Australian Government Department of Health

T: (02) 6289 1666 | E: [3][Health request email]

 

PO Box 9848, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

 

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Attention: B Bear

 

The Department of Health (Department) has received your request for an
internal review on the basis that you had not received a Notice of
Decision in response to your Freedom of Information request  (FOI
210-1516).

 

As you have been now provided with a Notice of Decision, the Department is
seeking confirmation from you that you want to continue with your internal
review request.

 

It would be appreciated if you could contact the Department on either (02)
6289 1666 or [1][email address] by 5:00pm Friday 3 June 2016 and advise
if you want the Department to proceed with your request for an internal
review.

 

Kind regards

FOI Officer

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FOI & Aged Care Parliamentary Section

Ministerial, Parliamentary, Executive Support and Governance Branch

People, Capability and Communication Division

Australian Government Department of Health

T: (02) 6289 1666 | E: [3][Health request email]

 

PO Box 9848, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

 

The Department of Health acknowledges the traditional owners of country
throughout Australia, and their continuing connection to land, sea and
community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures, and to elders
both past and present.

 

 

 

Dear Department of Health,

 

I made an FOI request, asking for the number of operations covered by
Medicare only for Revision of failed hips and knees.

By law, I should have received a prompt response by May 19, 2016.

I have not received the above request in the required reasonable time, i
therefore request an internal review.

 

Yours faithfully,

 

B Bear

 

 

 

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