1 July 2022 changes to Medical Benefits Schedule (MBS) items

1 July 2022

The changes include some MBS items for Diagnostic services, Surgical Operations and Category 6 Pathology.

There’s changes to MBS items from 1 July 2022. The following have item changes:

  • Indexation of Medicare services
  • Extension of COVID-19 items for pathology testing, vaccine support services and MRI for myocarditis associated with mRNA COVID-19 vaccination
  • Pathology services
  • Diagnostic Imaging services
  • Colorectal surgery services
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) services
  • Abdominoplasty services
  • Mental health services
  • Chronic Disease Management and Health Assessments for patients in a RACF.

There’s also changes to the bulk billing incentive for MRI services, find out more on the MBS Online website.

To find out more about 1 July changes, go to the MBS Online website.

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Page last updated: 1 July 2022