Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce meeting 15 September 2016 outcomes

On 15 September 2016, the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Review Taskforce held its thirteenth meeting. Following is an outcomes summary from the meeting.

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On 15 September 2016, the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Review Taskforce held its thirteenth meeting. Following is an outcomes summary from the meeting.

Tranche 1 Clinical Committees

Members noted progress with public consultation on draft recommendations from the MBS Principles and Rules Committee and the following Clinical Committees:

  • Obstetrics
  • Gastroenterology
  • Ear, nose and throat surgery
  • Thoracic medicine
  • Diagnostic imaging

Tranche 2 Clinical Committees

  • Members noted the progress and recommendations emerging from the following Tranche  2 Clinical Committees:
  • Endocrinology
  • Dermatology, Allergy and Immunology
  • Renal
  • Oncology
  • Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine
  • Cardiac Services

Tranche 3 Clinical Committees

  • Members noted progress with the establishment of Tranche 3 Clinical Committees:
  • Anaesthesia
  • Gynaecology
  • Orthopaedics
  • General Practice and Primary Care
  • Spinal surgery