Dermatology, Allergy, and Immunology Clinical Committee of the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce

Information about the Dermatology, Allergy, and immunology Clinical Committee - MBS item range, membership and meeting dates.

Page last updated: 13 September 2017

Reports
MBS item range
Membership
Meeting dates
Working Groups

Reports

Report from the Dermatology, Allergy and Immunology Clinical Committee

MBS item range

Total – 95 MBS items
MBS Category 2 – Diagnostic Procedures And Investigations
  • Group D1 – Miscellaneous Diagnostic Procedures And Investigations
    • Subgroup 9 – Allergy Testing
      12000 - 12021 (6 items)
MBS Category 3 – Therapeutic Procedures
  • Group D1 – Miscellaneous Diagnostic Procedures And Investigations
    • Subgroup 12 – Dermatology
      14050 - 14124 (9 items)
    • Subgroup 13 – Other Therapeutic Procedures
      14245 (1 item)
  • Group T10 – Relative value guide for anaesthesia
      21981 (1 item)
  • Group T8 – Surgical Operations
    • Subgroup 1 – General
      30071 - 31340 (73 items)
    • Subgroup 13 - Plastic and reconstructive surgery
      45019, 45025, 45026, 45652 and 45669 (5 items)
MBS Category 4 – Oral And Maxillofacial Services</li>
  • Group O11 – Diagnostic Procedures And Investigations
    53600 (1 item)

Membership

  • Associate Professor Stephen Shumack (Chair) - Consultant Dermatologist & Supervisor of Training, Royal North Shore Hospital; Northern Clinical School, Royal North Shore Hospital, University of Sydney; Medical Director, Skin & Cancer Foundation Australia
  • Dr Elizabeth Willsteed - Dermatologist, The Skin Hospital; Jarrett Street Specialist Centre, Private practice
  • Dr Phillip Bekhor - Dermatologist, Laser Dermatology; Director, Laser Unit, Department of Dermatology, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne
  • Professor Morton Rawlin – General Practitioner, Private practice
  • Dr Joanne Smart - Head, Department of Allergy & Immunology, Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne
  • Dr Charles Cope - Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeon, North Shore Cosmetic Surgery; Private practice
  • Mr Adam Friederich - Immune Deficiencies Foundation Australia; Consumer representative
  • Associate Professor Bev Rowbotham - MBS Review Taskforce (Ex-Officio)
  • Dr Connie Katelaris - Professor, Immunology & Allergy, Western Sydney University Head of Unit & Senior Staff Specialist, Campbelltown Hospital

Meeting dates

  • 4 April 2016
  • 2 May 2016
  • 6 June 2016
  • 4 July 2016
  • 8 August 2016

Working Groups