Gallium-67 - New temporary diagnostic imaging MBS item

This page provides information on the introduction of a new temporary MBS item to support patient access to nuclear medicine imaging services that use gallium-67 from 8 November 2022 to June 2023

Page last updated: 09 November 2022

From 8 November 2022 until 30 June 2023, a new Medicare item (Item 61477) will be available to support patient access to nuclear medicine imaging services that use gallium-67.

Item 61477 can be claimed in conjunction with items 61429, 61430, 61442, 61450 or 61453. The item provides additional funding to offset some of the recent price increases of gallium-67.

Further information is available in the following fact sheet:

PDF Version Fact sheet for gallium-67 new temporary item (PDF 146 KB)
WORD Version Fact sheet for gallium-67 new temporary item (Word 121 KB)

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