Current Factsheets

This is a reference page which contains links to current factsheets pages.

Page last updated: 22 September 2020

November 2020

Chemotherapeutic Procedures factsheet

Urology Services factsheets


September 2020

Updated COVID-19 Temporary MBS Telehealth Services

Safe and Best Practice Cardiac Imaging Services

Changes to item 73343


August 2020

Factsheet - Additional 10 individual psychological therapy sessions

Change to Botulinum Toxin Injection Item 18365 Factsheet

Safe and Best Practice Cardiac Imaging Services

Changes to item 73295

Changes to item 73344

Factsheet on MBS item 69501


July 2020

Accreditation for SARS-CoV-2 Testing


May 2020

Anaesthesia Age Modifier Items

Changes to MBS items 37207 and 37208 factsheet

Changes to MBS items and rules for diagnostic imaging services fact sheet - overview

Changes to MBS items for breast biopsy services factsheet

Changes to MBS items for colonoscopy services factsheet

New Item for MRI-Guided Prostate Biopsy

New MBS Item for micro bypass glaucoma surgery (MBGS)

Privacy Checklist for Telehealth Services


April 2020

Claiming Microbiology Tests for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) factsheet


March 2020

Emergency Medicine

Changes to MBS items for intensive care services

COVID-19 Temporary MBS Telehealth Services


January 2020

Amended MBS mental health and wellbeing telehealth items

Cessation of the temporary Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items for nuclear medicine factsheet

Medicare Safety Net Arrangement - 1 January 2020

Medicare Safety Net Thresholds from 1 January 2020

Mental Health Services for Bushfire Response


November 2019

Changes to Anaesthesia MBS items

Changes to Colonoscopy services

Changes to MBS heart health assessment items factsheet

Childhood Access to Anaesthesia Services Factsheet

Introducing a New Stroboscopy MBS Item

New Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items for FDG positron emission tomography (PET) for the evaluation of breast cancer factsheet

New Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for breast cancer factsheet

New MBS Item for mobile provision of skeletal x-ray to patients within residential aged care facilities factsheet

Minor changes to sleep study items 12205 and 12207 factsheet

Minor changes to spinal surgery items factsheet

Split of MBS item 45626 for correction of entropion or ectropion due to trachoma or non-trachomatous causes factsheet

Telehealth Services Provided by GPs and Non-Specialist Medical Practitioners to Patients in Rural and Remote Areas

Upcoming changes to MBS items - Eating Disorders

ExMI factsheet

Interim items for nuclear medicine


July 2019

Changes to obstetric MRI items


April 2019

Medicare Indexation Schedule

New items using blue-light cystoscopy (BLC) with hexaminolevulinate (HAL) for improved diagnosis, treatment and management of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC)


March 2019

Medicare Indexation of Diagnostic Imaging Services Factsheet

New arrangements for GP Residential Aged Care Facility (RACF) services

New MBS items for Heart Health Check


February 2019

New Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Items for contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the liver

New Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items for obstetric magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of patients at ≥ 18 weeks gestation with suspected fetal central nervous system abnormality


January 2019

Medicare Safety Net Arrangements - 1 January 2019

Medicare Safety Net Thresholds from 1 January 2019


November 2018

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 2018

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 MBS Items for Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging (mpMRI) of the Prostate


May 2018

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


March 2018

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


January 2018

Medicare Safety Net Arrangements - 1 January 2018


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