First report from the Diagnostic Imaging Clinical Committee - Low Back Pain

The outcome of Diagnostic Imaging Clinical Committee review of relevant MBS items is outlined in a report for public consultation, Addendum report post-consultation, and Taskforce recommendations to the Minister.

Page last updated: 22 August 2017

Public consultation report

The recommendations of the committee were published in a report for public consultation.

PDF version: Report from the Diagnostic Imaging Clinical Committee - public consultation - Low Back Pain (PDF 3721 KB)
Word version: Report from the Diagnostic Imaging Clinical Committee - public consultation - Low Back Pain (Word 2904 KB)

Addendum report

The Addendum to the report reflects changes to the committee’s recommendations following consideration of the feedback received from public consultation.

PDF version: Addendum to Low Back Pain Report from Diagnostic Imaging Clinical Committee (PDF 64 KB)
Word version: Addendum to Low Back Pain Report from Diagnostic Imaging Clinical Committee (Word 18 KB)

Taskforce recommendations to Government

After considering the report from the committee, and feedback received from public consultation, the Taskforce made recommendations to the Government.

PDF version: Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce Recommendations – Diagnostic Imaging Clinical Committee Report on Low Back Pain (PDF 72 KB)
Word version: Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce Recommendations – Diagnostic Imaging Clinical Committee Report on Low Back Pain (Word 22 KB)