The 1 March 2014 MBS files now available

Page last updated: 13 February 2014

The 1 March 2014 MBS (DOC, PDF& ZIP) files can now be downloaded from the 1 March 2014 downloads page.

The following changes will take effect from 1 March 2014 (updated 13 February 2014):

New item
18377

Amended Description
11820 11823 30680 30682 30684 30686

Capsule Endoscopy
Item 11820 has been amended to remove any age restriction and remove the requirement that the qualifying endoscopy
and colonoscopy be performed in the preceding six months.

New item for injection of botulinum toxin type A (Botox)
Item 18377 has been listed from 1 March 2014 for the injection of Botox for prophylaxis (prevention) of headaches in adults
aged 18 years or over with chronic migraine who meet certain criteria.

Balloon Enteroscopy
The existing MBS items 30680, 30682, 30684, 30686, 11820 and 11823 have been amended to replace the term
"double balloon enteroscopy" with "balloon enteroscopy".