Diagnostic imaging Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) item changes for 1 November 2021

This page contains a factsheet and quick reference guide on the 1 November 2021 changes to the MBS items and rules for diagnostic imaging.

Page last updated: 25 October 2021

From 1 November 2021, there will be number of changes relating to MBS items and rules for diagnostic imaging services to implement the diagnostic imaging measures announced in the 2021-22 Federal Budget, including new and amended listings recommended by the Medical Services Advisory Committee, as well as some minor administrative changes.

The changes will ensure the diagnostic imaging services provided under Medicare are contemporary and reflect best clinical practice.

These changes are relevant for all health professionals delivering and claiming diagnostic imaging services, consumers receiving and claiming the services, private health insurers and hospitals.

Last updated 21 September 2021
PDF version Factsheet - Changes to MBS items and rules for diagnostic imaging services (PDF 241 KB)
Word version Factsheet - Changes to MBS items and rules for diagnostic imaging services (Word 88 KB)

Last updated 19 October 2021
PDF version Quick Reference Guide - Diagnostic imaging item changes 1 November 2021 (PDF 308 KB)
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