Colorectal Surgery MBS Item Changes

This page provides information on the 1 July 2022 changes made to the Colorectal Surgery items on the MBS

Page last updated: 14 April 2022

From 1 July 2022 MBS items for colorectal surgery services are changing to better align these services with contemporary evidence-based practice. The changes are a result of the MBS Review Taskforce recommendations for colorectal surgery services following extensive consultation with stakeholders.

The changes include deleting outdated items, combining items that are provided together into a single item, and updating the descriptors of items to better describe modern techniques. Patients will benefit from improved patient safety and quality of care, and may also benefit through a reduction in unnecessary services.

Further information can be found in the factsheets below.

Fact SheetPDF & Word versions
Factsheet Colorectal Surgery MBS Changes - 1 July 2022
(Last Updated 7 April 2022 )
PDF version Factsheet for Colorectal Surgery MBS Changes - 1 July 2022 (PDF 163 KB)
Word version Factsheet for Colorectal Surgery MBS Changes - 1 July 2022 (Word 94 KB)
Quick Reference Guide - Colorectal Surgery MBS Changes - 1 July 2022
(Last Updated 7 April 2022 )
PDF version Quick Reference Guide (QRG) for Colorectal Surgery MBS Changes - 1 July 2022 (PDF 250 KB)
Word version Quick Reference Guide (QRG) for Colorectal Surgery MBS Changes - 1 July 2022 (Word 118 KB)
Frequently Asked Questions - Colorectal Surgery MBS Changes - 1 July 2022
(Last Updated 7 April 2022 )
PDF version FAQs for Colorectal Surgery MBS Changes - 1 July 2022 (PDF 198 KB)
Word version FAQs for Colorectal Surgery MBS Changes - 1 July 2022 (Word 95 KB)



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