Medicare Benefits Schedule Electrocardiogram Review Committee – expressions of interest now closed – submissions open until 1 April 2021

Nominations for the Electrocardiogram (ECG) Review Committee have now closed. Nominations are currently being reviewed and nominees will be notified of the outcome of their nomination as soon as possible.

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All interested individuals, including unsuccessful nominees, have the opportunity to provide submissions as part of the Review process.  Submissions will remain open until 1 April 2021.

Submissions should be no longer than two pages, excluding attachments, and sent to:


Postal: Mail Drop Point 861, Sirius Building, 23 Furzer Street, Woden ACT 2606

More information

For further information please email the Cardiac Services MBS Reviews Team at

Announcement of Chair

Professor Sally McCarthy MBBS, FACEM, MBA, FIFEM has been selected as Chair for the ECG Review Committee and is currently:

  • senior emergency physician at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney
  • Director of the Emergency Department of the South East Regional Hospital in Bega
  • Chair of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) National Program, and member of ACEM’s Council of Advocacy Practice and Partnerships
  • member of the National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce IPC Panel, and
  • President of the International Federation for Emergency Medicine.

Professor McCarthy's previous roles include:

  • inaugural Medical Director of the ACI Emergency Care Institute NSW;
  • Clinical Lead for the NSW Whole of Hospital Program, and
  • President of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine.

Proessor McCarthy was Chair of the Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine Committee of the MBS Review Taskforce. She continues active involvement in a number of ACEM college committees, including the Rural Regional and Remote Committee.



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