Safe and Best Practice Cardiac Imaging Services

This page provides information on the August and September 2020 changes made to the MBS on Cardiac Imaging Services.

Page last updated: 20 September 2020

The Australian Government is making changes to Medicare-funded cardiac imaging services to support high-value care and ensure patients have access to the most appropriate tests for their individual symptoms and conditions. This is the first phase of the Government’s response to cardiac recommendations from the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Review Taskforce.

1 August 2020 changes to Cardiac Imaging Services

Safe and best practice Cardiac Imaging Services

PDF Factsheet - Cardiac Imaging Services Changes - 1 August 2020 (PDF 203 KB)
Word Factsheet - Cardiac Imaging Services Changes - 1 August 2020 (DOCX 79 KB)

Flow diagrams for Cardiac changes

PDF Flow diagrams - Cardiac Changes - 1 August 2020 (PDF 671 KB)

Webinar on changes to Cardiac Imaging Services

Link to watch Webinar on Changes to Cardiac Imaging Services - 1 August 2020
PDF Presentation for Webinar - Cardiac Imaging Services - 1 August 2020 (PDF 4,552 KB)
PDF Webinar Questions and Answers - Changes to Cardiac Imaging Services - 1 August 2020 (PDF 781 KB)
Word Webinar Questions and Answers - Changes to Cardiac Imaging Services - 1 August 2020 (DOCX 120 KB)

Quick Reference Guide - Changes to ECG and AEG

PDF Quick Reference Guide - Changes to Cardiac Imaging - ECG and AECG Services - 1 August 2020 (PDF 193 KB)
Word Quick Reference Guide - Changes to Cardiac Imaging - ECG and AECG Services - 1 August 2020 (DOCX 124 KB)

Quick Reference Guide - Changes to Echo and MPS (Nuclear Medicine)

PDF Quick Reference Guide - Changes to Cardiac Imaging - Echo and MPS (Nuclear Medicine) Service - 1 August 2020 (PDF 335 KB)
Word Quick Reference Guide - Changes to Cardiac Imaging - Echo and MPS (Nuclear Medicine) Service - 1 August 2020 (DOCX 124 KB)

15 September 2020 changes to Cardiac Imaging Services

Quick Reference Guide - Changes to Echo and MPS

PDF Quick Reference Guide - Changes to Cardiac Imaging - Echo and MPS Service - 15 September 2020 (PDF 326 KB)
Word Quick Reference Guide - Changes to Cardiac Imaging - Echo and MPS Service - 15 September 2020 (DOCX 115 KB)

Quick Reference Guide - Changes to MBS Cardiac Imaging Services - electrocardiography

PDF Quick Reference Guide - Changes to Cardiac Imaging - Services - electrocardiography - 15 September 2020 (PDF 344 KB)
Word Quick Reference Guide - Changes to Cardiac Imaging Services - electrocardiography - 15 September 2020 (DOCX 128 KB)

Further information on the 15 September 2020 changes is available on the September 2020 news page.

Further information on the 1 August 2020 changes is available on the August 2020 news page.


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