Thoracic Surgery Clinical Committee of the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce

Information about the Thoracic Surgery Clinical Committee – MBS item range, membership and meeting dates

Page last updated: 25 August 2016

MBS item range
Membership
Meeting dates

MBS item range

Total – 36 MBS Items
Category 3 – Therapeutic Procedures

  • T8 – Surgical Operations
    38415 – 38464 (32 Items), 41901 (1 Item), 47466 – 47471 (3 Items)

Membership

  • Professor Brian McCaughan (Chair) – Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Board Member of the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse board
  • Associate Professor Jayme Bennetts – Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Flinders Medical Centre, SA Health
  • Dr Chris Cole – Consultant Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeon at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Queensland Health
  • Mr Simon Knight – Head of the Thoracic Surgery Unit, Western Health
  • Ms Yvonne Parnell (Consumer Representative) – CEO, Future Living Trust

Meeting dates

  • 14 June 2018
  • 5 July 2018