OIA Response: MSTAC Minutes

Request dated 2 May 2019 for the minutes of the MSTAC meetings.

11 June 2019

[Name and contact details redacted]

Dear [Name redacted]

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

Thank you for your request dated 2 May 2019 under the Official Information Act 1982 (OIA).

You asked for the minutes of the MSTAC meetings related to the discussion of:

  1. MSNZs 2017 submission on widening the access criteria for MS treatments.
  2. MSNZs 2018 submission on widening the access criteria for MS treatments.
  3. Funding submissions for Ocrelizumab.

The relevant minutes from the MSTAC meetings relating to the topics above have been collated and are provided in the attachment [PDF, 481 KB] as follows:

  • The minute referenced in page 1 (section 8.5) of the attachment relates to ocrelizumab and has been extracted from the MSTAC meeting minutes dated 2017.
  • The minutes referenced in pages 2 to 4 (section 8.1 to 8.22) of the attachment relates to MSNZ’s 2018 submission on widening the access criteria for MS treatments and has been extracted from the MSTAC meeting minutes dated 2018.
  • The minutes referenced in pages 5 and 6 (section 9.1 to 10.3) of the attachment relates to ocrelizumab and has been extracted from the MSTAC meeting minutes dated 2018.

Please note the redacted information in the attachment is out of scope of your request and has therefore not been provided.

We trust that this information answers your queries.  We are making our information more freely available, so we will now publish selected OIA responses (excluding personal details) on our website.  Please get in touch with us if you have any questions about this.

Yours sincerely

[Alison Hill's signature]

Alison Hill
Director, Engagement and Implementation