Summary of Changes for December 2012

This page contains information on changes to the MBS that occurred during December 2012.

Page last updated: 07 December 2020

Summary of Item Changes

Dental Schedule

The Medicare Chronic Disease Dental Scheme closes on 30 November 2012. No Medicare benefits will be payable for any dental services provided under Medicare dental items 85011-87777 provided after this date. The cost of any future dental services will need to be met by the patient.

Further details regarding the closure are available at

ISH Testing for HER2 gene amplification:

Item 73332 descriptor has been amended to include testing prior to surgery.