Hand and Wrist Working Group of the Orthopaedics Clinical Committee of the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce

Information about the Hand and Wrist 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 143 MBS Items

Category 3 – Therapeutic Procedures
Group T8 – Surgical Operations

  • Subgroup 7 – Neurosurgical
    Subheading 3 – Peripheral Nerves
    39300, 39303, 39306, 39309, 39312, 39315, 39318, 39321, 39324, 39327, 39330 - 39331, 39333 (13 items)
  • Subgroup 12 – Amputations
    44325, 44328 (2 items)
  • Subgroup 13 – Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    Subheading 4 – Other Grafts and Miscellaneous Procedures
    45500 - 45505 (6 items)
  • Subgroup 14 – Hand Surgery
    46300, 46303, 46306, 46307, 46309, 46312, 46315, 46318, 46321, 46324 - 46325, 46327, 46330, 46333, 46336, 46339, 46342, 46345, 46348, 46351, 46354, 46357, 46360, 46363, 46366, 46369, 46372, 46375, 46378, 46381, 46384, 46387, 46390, 46393, 46396, 46399, 46402, 46405, 46408, 46411, 46414, 46417, 46420, 46423, 46426, 46429, 46432, 46435, 46438, 46441 - 46442, 46444, 46447, 46450, 46453, 46456, 46459, 46462, 46464 - 46465, 46468, 46471, 46474, 46477, 46480, 46483, 46486, 46489, 46492, 46494, 46595, 46498, 46500 - 46504, 46507, 46510, 46513, 46516, 46519, 46522, 46525, 46528, 46531, 46534 (87 items)
  • Subgroup 15 – Orthopaedic
    Subheading 1 – Treatment of Dislocations
    47024, 47027, 47030, 47033, 47036, 47039, 47042, 47045 (8 items)
  • Subheading 2 – Treatment of Fractures
    47348, 47351, 47354, 47357, 47378, 47381, 47384 - 47387, 47390, 47393 (12 items)
  • Subheading 3 – General
    47972 (1 item)
  • Subheading 10 – Wrist
    49200, 49203, 49206, 49209 - 49212, 49215, 49218, 49221, 49224, 49227 (12 items)
  • Subheading 17 – Limb lengthening and Deformity Correction
    50396, 50399 (2 items)

Membership

  • Dr Stephen Coleman (Chair) - Hand Surgeon, Brisbane Private Hospital
  • Dr Graham Gumley – Associate Professor, Macquarie University and University of Sydney University; Head, Macquarie University Hand Unit; Visiting Medical Officer: Sydney Hospital; Sydney Adventist Hospital
  • Dr Anthony Berger – Head of Hand Surgery Unit St Vincent’s Public Hospital and visiting Hand Surgeon St Vincent’s Private Hospital, Melbourne
  • Mr Raymond Jongs – Hand Physiotherapist
  • Ms Jan Titterton - Consumer representative
  • Dr Cameron MacKay – Hand and Plastic Reconstructive Surgeon
  • Dr Walid Jammal - General Practitioner; Clinical Lecturer, Western Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney; Conjoint Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine, Western Sydney University

Meeting dates

  • 2 November 2016
  • 30 November 2016

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