Medicare eligibility to provide diagnostic imaging and radiation oncology services

What practices need to do to be eligible for Medicare benefits for providing diagnostic imaging and radiation oncology services.

Eligibility for Medicare benefits

You and your patients can claim Medicare benefits for diagnostic imaging or radiation oncology services if your practice has:

  • a Location Specific Practice Number (LSPN)
  • accreditation to provide diagnostic imaging services.

Accreditation isn’t required for radiation oncology services.

Supporting legislation

Read about supporting legislation for diagnostic imaging and radiation oncology services on the Department of Health and Aged Care website.

Page last updated: 7 July 2022