Paediatric Surgery MBS item changes

This page provides information on the 1 November 2022 changes that will be made to the MBS for Paediatric Surgery Services.

Page last updated: 12 October 2022

From 1 November 2022, three Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items for the repair of hernias and one MBS item for cloacal exstrophy (a rare birth defect) will be amended, and two new items for circumcision revision will be introduced to align services with contemporary best practice. These changes are a result of the MBS Review Taskforce recommendations for paediatric surgery and extensive consultation with stakeholders.

Further information is available in the following Factsheet:

PDF Version Factsheet Paediatric Surgery amendments (PDF 205 KB)
Word Version Factsheet Paediatric Surgery amendments (Word 124 KB)

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