Shoulder and Elbow Working Group of the Orthopaedics Clinical Committee of the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce

Information about the Shoulder and Elbow 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 68 MBS Items
Category 3 – Therapeutic Procedures

  • Group T8 – Surgical Operations
    • Subgroup 12 – Amputations
      44331, 44334 (2 items)
    • Subheading 1 - Treatment of Dislocations
      47003, 47006, 47009, 47012, 47015, 47018, 47021 (7 items)
    • Subheading 2 - Treatment of Fractures
      47396, 47399, 47402, 47405, 47408, 47411, 47414, 47417, 47420, 47423, 47426, 47429, 47432, 47435, 47438, 47441, 47444, 47447, 47450, 47451, 47453, 47456, 47459, 47462, 47465, 47468 (26 items)
    • Subheading 3 - General
      47903 (1 item)
    • Subheading 5 - Osteotomy and Osteectomy
      48412, 48415 (2 items)
    • Subheading 8 - Shoulder
      48900, 48903, 48906, 48909, 48912, 48915, 48918, 48924, 48927, 48930, 48933, 48936, 48939, 48942, 48945, 48948, 48951, 48954, 48957, 48960 (20 items)
    • Subgroup 15 – Orthopaedic
      Subheading 9 – Elbow
      49100, 49103, 49106, 49109, 49112, 49115, 49116, 49117, 49118, 49121 (10 items)

Membership

  • Dr Greg Nutting (Chair) - Orthopaedic Surgeon, Private Practice
  • Dr Chris Blenkin – Hand & Upper Limb Orthopaedic surgeon, St Andrew's War Memorial Hospital and Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital
  • Ms Eileen Jerga – Consumer representative
  • Associate Professor Des Bokor – Program Head Bone and Joint, Faculty of Medicine & Health Science, Macquarie University
  • Mr Patrick Swete Kelly - Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital; Private Practice
  • Dr Simon Valint - General Practitioner; Senior Lecturer, Discipline of General Practice, University of Adelaide
  • Mr David Gill - Orthopaedic Surgeon,

Meeting dates

  • 8 November 2016
  • 14 November 2016
  • 7 December 2016
  • 1 March 2017
  • 14 March 2017