Current Factsheets

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Page last updated: 24 April 2024

May 2024

Complex neurodevelopmental disorder and eligible disability changes to MBS items

March 2024

Minimally invasive ventral rectopexy – ongoing item 32118

Changes to in and out of hospital benefit for plastic and reconstructive surgery services

Three new items relating to plastic and reconstructive surgery for nurse practitioners

Co-claiming limitations of subsequent attendance items with certain Group T8 surgical operations

Spinal surgery Medicare Benefits Schedule item changes to exclude use for Vertebral Body Tethering (VBT)

Single operator, single use peroral cholangiopancreatoscopy for the diagnosis of indeterminate biliary strictures and removal of difficult biliary stones

Intracranial aneurysm item – Amended item

Exercise electrocardiogram (ECG) stress testing – New item

Cardiothoracic surgery – Amended item for complex replacement or repair of aortic arch

Intravascular ultrasound guided coronary stent insertion – New item

Leadless permanent cardiac pacemaker – Amended items

Replication of three items into the Relative Value Guide (RVG) for Anaesthesia

Magnetic Resonance-guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS)

Insertion of a marker clip following a breast biopsy

Streamlining First Nations Australians’ access to allied health services

Multidisciplinary case conference items for complex neurodevelopmental disorders and eligible disabilities

Changes to thoracic surgery Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH): introduction of two new Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items and removal of four outdated MBS items

Changes to psychiatry services from 1 March 2024

Orthopaedic Surgery – New and amended MBS items


January 2024

Medicare Safety Net Arrangements – 1 January 2024

Extension of temporary Pathology items for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) and other respiratory pathogens

New item for homologous recombination deficiency testing of patients with ovarian, fallopian tube or peritoneal cancer

MBS Telehealth Services - from 1 January 2024

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

Transcatheter aortic valve implantation - Amended items



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