Govt announces permanent review of MBS items

The AMA says the process needs to be as streamlined and productive as possible

The Federal Government has unveiled a new organisation to review existing MBS items, declaring it will ensure the schedule remains aligned with modern medical practice. 

AMA president Dr Omar Khorshid
AMA president Dr Omar Khorshid.

Called the MBS Review Advisory Committee, the government says the body will scrutinise the schedule on an “ongoing basis” and provide advice to the