PGD stands for pre-implantation genetic diagnosis. It is a technology that can be used by people with Tuberous Sclerosis (TSC) who wish to have a child free of TSC. It is used in combination with IVF.
Genea (previously Sydney IVF) have made a submission to have PGD listed on the medicare benefits schedule.
http://www.msac.gov.au/internet/msac/publishing.nsf/Content/1165 (page now removed)
In March, Clare Stuart prepared a submission to the Medicare Services Advisory Committee (MSAC). There is no outcome yet.
You can read our submission here:
If you would like to be involved in any future submissions on this topic, please contact us.