Factsheets for 2018

Links for 2018 factsheets

Page last updated: 29 November 2021

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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