Orthopaedic surgery amendments to eight MBS items

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

Page last updated: 12 October 2022

From 1 November 2022, these changes will address unintended consequences such as patient service gaps arising from the 1 July 2021 MBS Review changes. The changes will better align the items with the original intent of recommendations of the MBS Review of Orthopaedic Surgery and form part of an early post-implementation review. These changes are relevant to specialists involved in the provision of Orthopaedic surgery services, consumers claiming these services, private hospitals, and private health insurers.

Further information is available in the following Factsheet:

PDF Version Factsheet Orthopaedic Surgery amendments (PDF 227 KB)
Word Version Factsheet Orthopaedic Surgery amendments (Word 126 KB)

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