Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring for diagnosis of hypertension

This page provides information on the listing of a new item for Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring to diagnose hypertension

Page last updated: 06 October 2021

On 1 November 2021, the Australian Government will introduce a new MBS item for diagnosis of hypertension through Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring for people with suspected hypertension (high blood pressure).

This change is the outcome of Government agreement to recommendations from the independent Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC).The purpose of the service is to monitor a patient’s blood pressure continuously over 24 hours via a wearable device to diagnose if they are hypertensive or not. The service includes the fitting of the device, analysis of the data, generation of a report and development of a treatment plan and all consultations associated with the service.


Last updated 30 September 2021
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Last updated 30 September 2021
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