Current Factsheets

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Page last updated: 02 May 2022

July 2022

Diagnostic Imaging Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) item changes for 1 July 2022

Extension of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Pathology Items

Colorectal Surgery MBS Item Changes

New MBS item 30175 for abdominoplasty


May 2022

Diagnostic Imaging Capital Sensitivity Exemption - 1 May 2022 Changes

Personal attendance for musculoskeletal ultrasound and personal supervision for nuclear medicine imaging services during COVID-19


April 2022

Substitute positron emission tomography (PET) item for use during thallium-201 supply shortage

Genetic testing for BRCA1/2 gene variants for patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer

FAQ - Bulk Billed MBS patient COVID-19 Vaccine Suitability Assessment Service


March 2022

Pain Management Services Changes

Gynaecology MBS item changes

Expanded patient access to Transcatheter occlusion for the Left Atrial Appendage

Changes to MBS anaesthesia items

New and amended Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)

Participating Midwives MBS Item Changes

New MBS telehealth items for the remote programming of auditory implants and/or sound processors

Extracorporeal photopheresis (ECP) for chronic graft versus host disease (cGVHD)


January 2022

Orthopaedic Surgery - minor changes

Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR) – minor amendment to MBS Item 32230

MBS Telehealth Services from January 2022

Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for myocarditis associated with mRNA COVID-19 vaccination

Amendment to MBS item 51071 for spinal surgery

Extension of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Laboratory Testing Items

Medicare Safety Net Arrangement - 1 January 2022

Rural Bulk Billing Incentive Changes

Cardiac Services T8 Item amendments

Medicare Support in Response to Omicron - GP and Other Medical Officer (OMP) Longer Telephone Consultation

MBS COVID-19 Management Support Service


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