Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce meeting 2 February 2017

On 2 February 2017, the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Review Taskforce held its sixteenth meeting. Following is an outcomes summary from the meeting.

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On 2 February 2017, the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Review Taskforce held its sixteenth meeting. Following is an outcomes summary from the meeting.

Public Consultations

The Taskforce noted that the draft reports which had been endorsed for public consultation have not yet been released. The consultations will now take place in early 2017.

Taskforce Report

The Taskforce agreed to make a detailed report of their progress and key issues, which is expected to be published in December 2017.

Thoracic Medicine

The Taskforce discussed the final recommendations put forward by the Thoracic Medicine Clinical Committee.

Cardiac Services

The Taskforce considered the recommendations of the Cardiac Services Clinical Committee and endorsed their report for public consultation with a minor amendment.