Current Factsheets

Page last updated: 07 November 2018

2018
November
Changes to Billing Arrangements for Multiple Sleep Latency Resting (MSLT) and Maintenance of Wakefulness Testing (MWT)
Changes to Medicare Funded Knee Imaging Services
Changes to the MBS Fee for Capsule Endoscopy
Changes to Dermatology and Allergy Items
Changes to Diagnostic Services for Respiratory Function Tests
Changes to Diagnostic Services for Sleep Disorders
Changes to Endocrinology Items
Changes to the MBS Items for Spinal Surgery Services - Frequently Asked Questions
Changes to Renal Medicine
Clarifying the Claiming of MBS Items with Experimental Stem Cell Treatments
Dissolution of the Medicare Claims Review Panel and Associated Amendment to MCRP and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Items
Expansion of Eligible Population for MBS Item 11219 (Optical Coherence Tomography - OCT)
Inclusion of Dysport in MBS Item 18360 for Treatment of Focal Spasticity
Items for 3D Breast Tomosynthesis
New Item for Cryopreservation of Semen
New Items for Increased Access to Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery
New MBS Items for Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS) for the Treatment of Idiopathic Overactive Bladder
Split of MBS Item 42587 for the Treatment of Trichiasis


July
Changes to MBS Items for the Surgical Repair of Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) via Vaginal Approach
Indexation of Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Items from 1 July 2018
Medicare Indexation Schedule
New Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Items for Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging (mpMRI) of the Prostate


May
Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Items for Cardiac Magnetic Resonnace Imaging (MRI) for the Diagnosis of Arrthymogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy (ARVC)


March
Changes to Colonoscopy Services - Change to 1 March 2018 Start Date


January
Medicare Safety Net Arrangements - 1 January 2018
Medicare Safety Net Thresholds from 1 January 2018