Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce meeting 9 November 2016 outcomes

On 9 November 2016, the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Review Taskforce held its fourteenth meeting. Following is an outcomes summary from the meeting.

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On 9 November 2016, the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Review Taskforce held its fourteenth meeting. Following is an outcomes summary from the meeting.

Recommendations to Government

The Taskforce endorsed recommendations for submission to Government from the MBS Principles and Rules Committee and five clinical committees:

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

Draft recommendations for public consultation

The Taskforce endorsed for public consultation draft reports and recommendations from five clinical committees:

  • Spinal surgery
  • Diagnostic imaging
  • Renal medicine
  • Dermatology, allergy and immunology
  • Cardiac services.