Cleft Dental Services Working Group of the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce

Information about the Cleft Dental Services Working Group – MBS item range, membership and meeting dates.

Page last updated: 14 May 2019

MBS item range
Membership
Meeting dates

MBS item range

Total – 62 MBS Items
Category 7: Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services

  • Group C1 – Orthodontic Services
    75001 - 75051 (23 Items)
  • Group C2 – Oral and Maxillofacial Services
    75150 – 75621 (20 Items)
  • Group C3 – General and Prosthodontic Services
    75800 – 75854 (19 Items)

Membership

  • A/Prof Jocelyn Shand (Chair) – Paediatric Maxillofacial Surgeon, Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne
  • Prof Andrew Heggie – Senior Maxillofacial Surgeon, Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne
  • Clinical A/Prof Christine Wallace – Maxillofacial Prosthodontist, Westmead Hospital, Sydney
  • Dr Hugh McCallum – Orthodontist, Queensland Children’s Hospital
  • Dr Kit Chan – Orthodontist, Children’s Hospital Westmead and Sydney Children’s Hospital Randwick
  • Dr Soni Stephen – Paediatric Dentist in private practice in Sydney; Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney
  • Dr Peter Wong – Paediatric Dentist in private practice in Canberra
  • Dr Nicola Dean - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Flinders Medical Centre; Chair of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Clinical Committee
  • Dr John Vandervord - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon in private/public practice in Sydney; Member of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Clinical Committee
  • Ms Eileen Jerga – Consumer; Consumer representative on previous MBS Taskforce Committees; MSAC consumer representative
  • Prof Michael Besser – Retired Neurosurgeon, Sydney; Member of the MBS Review Taskforce

Meeting dates

  • 17 December 2018
  • 29 January 2019
  • 15 February 2019