Intensive Care Working Group of the Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine Clinical Committee of the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce

Information about the Intensive Care Working Group – MBS item range, membership and meeting dates

Page last updated: 11 April 2017

MBS item range
Meeting dates

MBS item range

Total – 17 MBS Items
Category 3 – Therapeutic Procedures
  • Group T1 – Miscellaneous Therapeutic Procedures
    • Subgroup 9 – Procedures Associated with Intensive Care and Cardiopulmonary Support
      13815, 13818,13830, 13839, 13842 13847, 1384813851, 13854, 13857 (10 items)</li>
    • Subgroup 10 – Management and Procedures Undertaken in an Intensive Care Unit
      13870, 13873, 13876, 13881, 13882, 13885, 13888 (7 items)


  • Dr Andrew Turner (Chair) - Director, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Royal Hobart Hospital
  • Dr Simon Towler - Clinical Co-Lead, Fiona Stanley Hospital, Medical Co-Director, WA Department of Health
  • Associate Professor George Skowronski
  • Dr Mark Nicholls - Senior Staff Specialist, Intensive Care, St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney
  • Dr Matthew Anstey - Intensive Care Specialist & Director ICU Research, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Medical Advisor, Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care Board Member, Choosing Wisely Australia.
  • Ms Eileen Jerga - Consumer Representative
  • Dr Michael Parr - Intensive Care Unit, Liverpool Hospital, University of New South Wales
  • Associate Professor Sally McCarthy - Senior Emergency Physician, Prince of Wales Hospital; Medical Director, Emergency Care Institute NSW, Clinical Lead, NSW Whole of Hospital Program, NSW Health, Former President, Australasian College of Emergency Medicine
  • Professor Stephen Bernard - Director of Intensive Care, Knox Private Hospital, Chair, Medical Advisory Committee, Knox Private Hospital, Honorary Senior Intensive Care Physician, The Alfred, Adjunct Professor, Monash University Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Senior Medical Advisor, Ambulance Victoria

Meeting dates

  • 15 August 2016
  • 15 September 2016