Neurology and Neurosurgery Clinical Committee of the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce

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

Page last updated: 04 April 2018

MBS item range
Membership
Meeting dates

MBS item range

Total – 142 MBS Items
Category 2 – Diagnostic Procedures and Investigations
DI - Miscellaneous Diagnostic Procedures and Investigations

  • Subgroup 1 - Neurology
    11000 - 18377 (22 items)
  • Subgroup 7 - Neurosurgical
    39000 - 39018 (7 items)
    Pain Relief 39100 - 39140 (22 items)
    Peripheral Nerves 39300 (1 item)
    Cranial Nervies 39500 - 39503 (2 items)
    Cranio-Cerebral Injuries 39600 - 39615 (6 items)
    Skull Base Surgery 39640 - 39662 (10 items)
    Intra-cranial Neoplasms 39700 - 39721 (8 items)
    Cerebrovascular Disease 39800 - 39821 (7 items)
    Infection 39900 - 39906 (3 items)
    Cerebrospinal Fluid circulation Disorders 40000 - 40018 (7 items)
    Congenital Disorders 40100 - 40118 (7 items)
    Skull Reconstruction 40600 (1 item) Epilepsy 40700 - 40712 (11 items)
    Stereotactic Procedures 40800 - 40862 (11 items)
    Miscellaneous 40903, 40905, 14227 - 14242 (8 items)

Membership

  • Associate Prof Mark Davies – Neurosurgeon, St George Private Hospital
  • Dr Mark Dexter – Paediatric Neurosurgeon; Area Director of Neurosurgery, Sydney West Area Health Service
  • Dr Sarah Olson – Supervisor of neurosurgery training, Princess Alexandra Hospital; Senior Lecturer, University of Queensland
  • Mr Myron Rogers – Neurosurgeon, Cabrini Hospital, Malvern
  • Professor John Watson – Neurologist, Sydney Adventist Hospital; Associate Dean & Head, Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical
  • Dr Andrew Bleasel - Neurologist at Westmead Hospital with honorary appointment at The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Director of the Epilepsy Unit & Head of the Department of Neurology, Westmead Hospital
  • Dr James Mitchell – Neuro-Anaesthetist, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne
  • Dr Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis – GP, Eastbrooke Family Clinic Essendon; Lecturer, General Practice, University of Melbourne
  • Ms Eileen Jerga – Consumer Representative
  • Mr John Stubbs- Consumer Representative
  • Prof Michael Besser – Neurosurgeon, Taskforce Member
  • Prof Michael Grigg – Vascular Surgeon, Taskforce Member

Meeting dates

  • 12 February 2018