Gastroenterology Clinical Committee of the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce

Information about the Gastroenterology Clinical Committee – MBS item range, membership and meeting dates.

Page last updated: 14 September 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 7 – Gastroenterology and Colorectal
      11800–11833 (7 items)
MBS Category 3 – Therapeutic Procedures
  • Group T1 – Miscellaneous Therapeutic Procedures
    • Subgroup 6 - Gastroenterology
      13500–13506 (3 items)
  • Group T8 – Surgical Operations
    • Subgroup 1 – General
      30473 – 31458 (27 items)
    • Subgroup 2 - Colorectal
      32023 – 32095 (11 items)
    • Subgroup 8 – Ear, nose and throat
      41819, 41820, 41828, 41831 and 41832 (5 items)

Membership

  • Conjoint Professor Anne Duggan (Chair) - Gastroenterologist, John Hunter Hospital Newcastle; Senior Clinical Advisor, Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
  • Dr Katherine Ellard - Specialist, Mater Hospital, North Sydney; Gastroenterologist, Private practice
  • Mr James Keck - Clinical Director, Colorectal Surgery, Eastern Health Melbourne; Director, Pelvic Floor Physiology, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne; Vice-President, Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand
  • Professor Finlay Macrae - Professor, Department of Medicine, Melbourne University; Head, Colorectal Medicine and Genetics, The Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • Ms Di Jones - Assistant Director of Nursing, Endoscopy Services, Logan Bayside Health Network; President, Society of International Gastroenterology Nurses and Endoscopy Associates
  • Professor Jon Emery - Professor of General Practice, University of Western Australia; Professor of Primary Care Cancer Research, University of Melbourne; Director, Primary Care Collaborative Cancer Clinical Trials Group
  • Dr Peter Radford - General Practitioner, Private practice
  • Dr Lee Gruner - General President, Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators; Ex Officio Member, MBS Review Taskforce

Meeting dates

  • 24 September 2015
  • 9 November 2015
  • 7 December 2015
  • 3 February 2016
  • 15 March 2016
  • 25 May
  • 7 July 2016
  • 21 July 2016
  • 25 July 2016
  • 24 October 2016
  • 22 November 2016

Reports

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

Report from Gastroenterology Clinical Committee