Breast Imaging Working Group of the Diagnostic Imaging Clinical Committee of the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce

Information about the Breast Imaging Working Group - MBS item range, membership and meeting dates.

Page last updated: 14 May 2018

MBS item range
Meeting dates

MBS item range

Total – 95 MBS items
MBS Category 5 – Diagnostic Imaging Services
  • Group I3 – Diagnostic Radiology
    • Subgroup 10 – Radiographic examination of breasts
      59306, 59307, 59309, 59310 and 59300 (5 items)
  • Group I5 – Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    • Subgroup 19 – Scan of body for specified conditions
      63464 (1 items)


  • Dr Walid Jammal (Chair) – Clinical Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney; Conjoint Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney; General Practitioner, private practice
  • Associate Professor Nehmat Houssami - Associate Professor & Principal Research Fellow, School of Public Health, University of Sydney; Consultant Breast Physician, NSW Women’s Breast Centre, Royal Hospital for Women
  • Dr Helen Fraser - Clinical Director, BreastScreen & St Vincent’s Hospital
  • Dr David Walters - Staff Specialist, Breast & Endocrine Surgical Unit, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital; Executive Member, Breast Surgeons of Australia & New Zealand; Visiting Specialist, BreastScreen South Australia; Senior Lecturer, University of Adelaide
  • Ms Geraldine Robertson - Consumer Representative, Consumers Health Forum & Breast Cancer Network Australia
  • Dr Nuwan Dharmaratne

Meeting Dates