Hip Working Group of the Orthopaedics Clinical Committee of the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce

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

Page last updated: 06 April 2017

MBS item range
Membership
Meeting dates

MBS item range

Total 30 MBS Items
Category 3 – Therapeutic Procedures

  • Group T8 – Surgical Operations
    • Subgroup 12 – Amputations
      44370, 44373 (2 Items)
    • Subgroup 15 – Orthopaedic
      Subheading 3 – General
      47982 (1 Item)
    • Subheading 11 – Hip
      49300, 49303, 49306, 49309, 49312, 49315, 49318, 49319, 49321, 49324, 49327, 49330, 49333, 49336, 49339, 49342, 49345, 49346 (18 Items)
    • Treatment of Dislocations
      47048, 47051 (2 items)
    • Treatment of Fractures
      47516, 47519, 47525, 47531, 47522, 47528 (6 Items)
    • Subheading 15 – Other Joints
      50121 (1 item)

Membership

  • Dr John Harris (Chair) - Orthopaedic Surgeon Royal Melbourne and Epworth Hospital Melbourne
  • Dr Lawrence Malisano – Orthopaedic Surgeon, Private Practice
  • Dr Andrew Shimmin – Orthopaedic Surgeon, Melbourne Orthopaedic Group
  • Dr Philip Dalton – Orthopaedic Surgeon, Private Practice
  • Dr Wendy Favorito – Consumer representative
  • Dr Joanne Kemp – Sports Physiotherapist
  • Dr Michael O’Sullivan – Orthopaedic Surgeon, North Sydney Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Centre
  • Dr Beres Joyner - General Practitioner, Private Practice

Meeting dates

  • 1 November 2016
  • 9 December 2016
  • 21 February 2017
  • 7 April 2017