Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine Clinical Committee of the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce

Information about the Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine Clinical Committee - MBS item range, membership and meeting dates.

Page last updated: 20 October 2017

Reports
MBS item range
Membership
Meeting dates
Working Groups

Reports

Report from the Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine Clinical Committee

MBS item range

Total - 29 MBS Items
MBS Category 1 – Professional Attendances
  • Group A21 – Medical Practitioner (Emergency Physician) Attendances to which no other item applies
    • Subgroup 1 – Consultations
      501-515 (5 items)
    • Subgroup 2 – Prolonged Professional Attendances to which no other group applies
      519-536 (6 items)
MBS Category 3 - Therapeutic Procedures
  • Group T1 - miscellaneous Therapeutic Procedures
    • Subgroup 9 - Procedures associated with intensive care and cardiopulmonary support
      13815 - 13857 (10 items)
    • Subgroup 10 - Management and provedures undertakenin an intensive care unit
      13870 - 13888 (7 items)
    • Subgroup 13 - Other therapeutic procedures
      14200 (1 item)

Membership

  • Dr Sally McCarthy (Chair) - Senior Emergency Physician, Prince of Wales Hospital; Medical Director, Emergency Care Institute NSW, Clinical Lead, NSW Whole of Hospital Program, NSW Health, Former President, Australasian College of Emergency Medicine
  • Ms Eileen Jerga - Consumer Representative
  • Dr Matthew Anstey - Intensive Care Specialist & Director ICU Research, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Medical Advisor, Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Board Member, Choosing Wisely Australia
  • Dr Michael Parr - Intensive Care Unit, Liverpool Hospital, University of New South Wales
  • Dr Andrew Holt - Deputy Director & Supervisor of Training, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Flinders Medical Centre, Director, Critical Care Unit, Flinders Private Hospital, Director, Intensive Care Unit, Ashford Hospital, Director, South Australian Home Parenteral Nutrition Unit, Senior Lecturer - School of Medicine, Flinders University, Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee, Adelaide Community Healthcare Alliance
  • Professor Stephen Bernard - Director of Intensive Care, Knox Private Hospital, Chair, Medical Advisory Committee, Knox Private Hospital, Honorary Senior Intensive Care Physician, The Alfred, Adjunct Professor, Monash University Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Senior Medical Advisor, Ambulance Victoria
  • Professor Yusuf Nagree - Professor, Emergency Medicine, The University of Western Australia, Emergency Physician, Fiona Stanley Hospital, Chair, Scientific Committee, Australasian College for Emergency Medicine
  • Dr Michael Ben-Meir - Director, Emergency Department, Cabrini Health, Chair, Private Practice Committee, Australasian College for Emergency Medicine
  • Associate Professor Reza Ali - Director, Emergency Medicine Blacktown & Mount Druitt Emergency Department
  • Dr Greg McDonald - Director, Emergency Care, Sydney Adventist Hospital Member, Private Practice Committee, Australasian College for Emergency Medicine
  • Dr David Ward - Emergency Physician, Brisbane Northside Emergency Centre (Holy Spirit Northside) Deputy Chair, Accreditation Committee, Australasian College for Emergency Medicine
  • Dr Simon Towler - Clinical Co-Lead, Fiona Stanley Hospital, Medical Co-Director, WA Department of Health
  • Dr Andrew Turner - Director, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Royal Hobart Hospital
  • Ms Jane Tolman - Associate Professor of Aged Care, University of Tasmania
  • Dr Michael Coglin - MBS Review Taskforce (Ex-Officio)

Meeting dates

  • 7 June 2016
  • 11 July 2016
  • 2 November 2016

Working Groups