Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) item changes starting 1 November 2021
Posted: 28th of October, 2021
The Government announced changes to the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) in the 2021-22 Budget. These changes are the result of recommendations by either the Medical Services Advisory Committee or the MBS Review Taskforce, and will take effect on 1 November 2021.
Please refer to the following links for details regarding the MBS changes from 1 November 2021:
The Department of Health undertakes audits of MBS services to ensure correct billing. The department will be closely monitoring MBS data with regards to the 1 November 2021 changes and will refer any matters for compliance action if it becomes apparent that there is inappropriate claiming of MBS items.
If you require further information on the implementation of these changes please email: [email protected].Back