MBS review will not suggest new items, doctors told

The doctor leading the Federal Government's attempt to modernise the MBS says his task force will have no powers to recommend new items.

On Wednesday, Professor Bruce Robinson (pictured), chair of the MBS Review Taskforce, fronted some 70 medical leaders in Canberra to explain the “top issues” it will grapple with over the next two years.

Professor Robinson, who is dean of the University of Sydney medical school,