Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery Clinical Committee of the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce

Information about the Ear, Nose, and Throat Clinical Committee – MBS item range, membership and meeting dates.

Page last updated: 05 April 2017

MBS item range
Membership
Meeting dates
Reports

MBS item range


MBS Category 2 – Diagnostic Procedures and Investigations
  • Group D1 – Miscellaneous diagnostic procedures and investigations
    • Subgroup 3 - Otolaryngology
      11300–11339 (16 items)
MBS Category 3 – Therapeutic Procedures
  • Group T7
    18246
  • Group T8 – Surgical operations
    • Subgroup 1 - General
      30244 – 31412 (27 items)
    • Subgroup 8 – Ear, nose and throat
      41500 – 41910 (144 items)
MBS Category 8 – Miscellaneous Services
  • Group M15 - Audiology
    82300–82332 (9 items)

Membership

  • Mr Patrick Guiney (Chair) - Ear Nose Throat Surgeon, NorthWest Specialist Centre; Chair, Fees Sub-Committee, Australian Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
  • Dr Margaret-Anne Harris - Senior Medical Officer, Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service, Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital
  • Dr John Curotta - Director, Department of Ear Nose and Throat Surgery, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, NSW
  • Dr David Wabnitz - Ear Nose Throat Surgeon, Private practice
  • Dr Carmel Nelson - Director, Clinical Services, Institute for Urban Indigenous Health
  • Dr Chris Dalton - National Medical Director, Bupa Australia and New Zealand; Ear, Nose and Throat surgeon, private practice

Meeting dates

  • 24 September 2015
  • 26 October 2015
  • 8 December 2015
  • 31 October 2016

Reports

The Committee has published the following reports with recommendations for public consultation.

Report from Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery Clinical Committee.