Cardiac Services Clinical Committee of the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce

Information about the Cardiac Services Clinical Committee - MBS item range, membership and meeting dates.

Page last updated: 11 April 2017

MBS item range
Membership
Meeting dates
Working Groups

MBS item range

Total – 180 MBS Items
MBS Category 2 – Diagnostic Procedures and Investigations
  • Group D1 – Miscellaneous Diagnostic Procedures And Investigations
    • Subgroup 6 – Cardiovascular
      11700-11727 (19 items)
MBS Category 3 – Therapeutic Procedures
  • Group T1 – Miscellaneous Therapeutic Procedures
    • Subgroup 5 – Cardiovascular
      13400 (1 item)
  • Group T8 – Surgical Operations
    • Subgroup 6 – Cardio-Thoracic / Cardiology Procedures
      38200-38766 (135 items)
MBS Category 5 – Diagnostic Imaging Services
  • Group I1 – Ultrasound
    • Subgroup 2 – Cardiac
      55113-55136 (16 items)
  • Group I2 – Computed Tomography
      57360 and 57361 (2 items)
  • Group I3 – Diagnostic Radiology
    • Subgroup 13 – Angiography
      59903-59973 (7 items)

Membership

  • Professor Richard Harper (Chair) - Emeritus Director of Cardiology, Monash Medical Centre; Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Monash University
  • Associate Professor Andrew MacIsaac - Director of Cardiology Services & Deputy Chief Medical Officer, St Vincents Hospital Melbourne; President, Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand
  • Dr David Muller - Director of Cardiac Surgery, St Vincents Sydney
  • Professor Derek Chew - Professor of Cardiology, Flinders University; Regional Director of Cardiology, Southern Adelaide Local Health Network
  • Professor Tom Marwick - Director, Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute
  • Associate Professor John Atherton - Director of Cardiology, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital; Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Queensland
  • Dr Ruth Arnold - Cardiologist, Orange Health Service; Chair, Rural Working Party, Cardiology, ACI NSW
  • Professor Paul Bannon - Head of Department, Cardiothoracic Unit, The Royal Prince Alfred Hospital; Professorial Chair of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Sydney; President, Australian and New Zealand Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons
  • Associate Professor Jayme Bennetts - Director of Cardiac Surgery, Adelaide Community Healthcare Alliance & Flinders University
  • Associate Professor Ian Scott - Director, Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Princess Alexandra Hospital; School of Medicine, University of Queensland
  • Professor Mark Harris – Director for Centre of Obesity Management and Prevention Research Excellence in Primary Health Care (COMPaRE – PHC); Foundation Professor of General Practice & Executive Director, Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales
  • Ms Karen Carey - Member, NHMRC Council & Chair, Community and Consumer Advisory Group; Consumer Representative
  • Dr Daniel Moses - Director of Medical Imaging, Northern Hospital Network; Conjunct Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine, University of New South Wales
  • Associate Professor Glenn Young - Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Adelaide; Electrophysiologist, Adelaide Cardiology
  • Professor Andrew McGavigan - Professor Cardiovascular Medicine, Flinders University Staff Specialist, Flinders Cardiac Clinic, Flinders Medical Centre Consultant, Repatriation General Hospital, South Australia, Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology & Pacing, Southern Area Local Healthcare Network Board Member & Chair of Electrophysiology & Pacing Council, Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand, Board Member, Australasian Cardiac Outcomes Registry
  • Associate Professor Gary Sholler - Clinical Associate Professor Paediatrics & Child Health, Children's Hospital, Westmead
  • Professor Aiden Foy - Head of Paediatric Department, Alice Springs Hospital, Central Australia Health Service
  • Professor Michael Besser - MBS Review Taskforce (Ex-Officio)

Meeting dates

  • 5 April 2016
  • 3 May 2016
  • 16 June 2016
  • 12 July 2016
  • 9 August 2016
  • 13 September 2016
  • 22 November 2016
  • 28 June 2016
  • 12 July 2016
  • 9 August 2016
  • 13 September 2016
  • 18 October 2016

Working Groups