Changes for diagnostic imaging services factsheet

This page contains factsheets about the 1 May 2020 changes will be made to the MBS items and rules for diagnostic imaging.

Page last updated: 20 August 2020

From 1 May 2020, there will be number of changes relating to Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items and rules for diagnostic imaging services to implement the recommendations from the MBS Review Taskforce and the Medical Service Advisory Committee (MSAC). The changes will ensure the diagnostic imaging services provided under Medicare are contemporary and reflect best clinical practice.

These changes are relevant for all health professionals delivering and claiming diagnostic imaging services, consumers receiving and claiming the services, private health insurers and hospitals.

Factsheet - Changes to MBS items and rules for diagnostic imaging services (PDF 249 KB)
Factsheet - Changes to MBS items and rules for diagnostic imaging services (Word 96 KB)

Factsheet - MBS review capital sensitivity (PDF 285 KB)
Factsheet - MBS review capital sensitivity (DOC 92 KB)

Factsheet - Radiologist co-claiming consultations (PDF 333 KB)
Factsheet - Radiologist co-claiming consultations (DOC 96 KB)

Quick Reference Guide - Computed tomography (PDF 448 KB)
Quick Reference Guide - Computed tomography (DOC 101 KB)

Quick Reference Guide - Diagnostic radiology (PDF 430 KB)
Quick Reference Guide - Diagnostic radiology (DOC 99 KB)

Quick Reference Guide - MRI (PDF 241 KB)
Quick Reference Guide - MRI (DOC 91 KB)

Quick Reference Guide - Nuclear medicine imaging (PDF 475 KB)
Quick Reference Guide - Nuclear medicine imaging (DOC 96 KB)

Quick Reference Guide - Ultrasound (PDF 760 KB)
Quick Reference Guide - Ultrasound (DOC 117 KB)

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