Submissions to the MBS review taskforce clinical committee


Advocacy Reports and submissions 2017 Reports and submissions Submissions to the MBS review taskforce clinical committee

Summary

Date: 4 October 2017

Pathology, Cardiac Services, and Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine Clinical Committees

On 22 August 2017, the MBS Review Taskforce (the Taskforce) released the following reports for public consultation:

  • Report from the Cardiac Services Clinical Committee
  • Report from the Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine Clinical Committee
  • First report from the Pathology Clinical Committee on endocrine tests
  • Report from the Endocrinology Clinical Committee

Recommendations that could potentially affect general practice were identified throughout the first three reports. The RACGP sought feedback from members to inform its three submissions.

The RACGP welcomes the MBS Review as an opportunity to modernise Medicare and argues for better recognition and focus on GPs through the MBS review process.