Foot and Ankle Working Group of the Orthopaedics Clinical Committee of the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce

Information about the Foot and Ankle Working Group of the Orthopaedics Clinical Committee - MBS item range, membership and meeting dates.

Page last updated: 07 December 2016

MBS item range
Membership
Meeting dates

MBS item range

Total 89 MBS Items

Category 3 – Therapeutic Procedures
Group T8 – Surgical Operations

  • Subgroup 12 – Amputations
    44338, 44342, 44346, 44350, 44354, 44358, 44359, 44361, 44364 (9 items)
  • Subgroup 15 – Orthopaedic
    Subheading 1 – Treatment of Dislocations
    47063, 47066, 47069, 47072 (4 items)
  • Subheading 2 – Treatment of Fractures
    47594, 47597, 47600, 47603, 47606, 47609, 47612, 47615, 47618, 47621, 47624, 47627, 47630, 47633, 47636, 47639, 47642, 47645, 47648, 47651, 47654, 47657, 47663, 47666, 47672, 47678 (26 items)
  • Subheading 3 – General
    47904, 47906, 47912, 47915, 47916, 47918, 47933 (7 items)
  • Subheading 5 –Osteotomy and Osteectomy
    48400, 48403, 48406, 48409 (4 items)
  • Subheading 13 – Ankle
    49700, 49703, 49706, 49709, 49712, 49715 - 49718, 49721, 49724, 49727 – 49728 (13 items)
  • Subhead 14 - Foot
    49800, 49803, 49806, 49809, 49812, 49815, 49818, 49821, 49824, 49827, 49830, 49833, 49836 - 49839, 49842, 49845, 49848, 49851, 49854, 49857, 49860, 49863, 49866 (25 items)
  • Subheading 15 – Other Joints
    50118 (1 item)

Membership

  • Dr Chris Brown (Chair) - Orthopaedic Surgeon, Head of Foot and Ankle Service, Repatriation General Hospital Adelaide
  • Dr David Lunz – Orthopaedic Surgeon, foot and ankle specialist
  • Dr Anthony Cadden – Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Associate Professor Toni Green – Assistant Professor, Discipline of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health, University of Canberra
  • Ms Debra Kay – Consumer representative
  • Dr Andrew Beischer – Head Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Clinic, Epworth Hospital, Melbourne; Director of Training of Victorian Orthopaedic Registrars (Foot and Ankle surgery)
  • Dr Matthew Hope – Senior Staff Specialist, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Princess Alexandra Hospital
  • Dr Aneel Nihal – Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon
  • Dr Ken Leahey - General Practitioner, Private Practice

Meeting dates

  • 11 November 2016
  • 16 December 2016

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