Assisted reproductive services

What are 'Assisted reproductive services'?

Hospital treatment for fertility treatments or procedures. For example: retrieval of eggs or sperm, In vitro Fertilisation (IVF), and Gamete Intra-fallopian Transfer (GIFT).

  • Treatment of the female reproductive system is listed separately under Gynaecology.
  • Pregnancy and birth-related services are listed separately under Pregnancy and birth.

Which level of Hospital cover includes these services?

To find out which level of Hospital cover includes assisted reproductive services, please refer to our Hospital Comparison Table.

What MBS item numbers are included in the Assisted reproductive services category?

Please refer to for MBS item numbers that are included in the 'Assisted reproductive services' services category.

Important, please note.
The MBS item numbers listed will attract benefits from HIF provided that:

(a) the MBS item number forms part of a hospital inpatient admission;

(b) the Member holds an eligible Hospital Cover product which includes the clinical category that the MBS item relates to;

(c) the Member has served the necessary waiting periods; and

(d) the Membership is financial at the date of service. To search for more information on a  particular MBS item number, simply copy and paste the MBS item number into the Private Health website which will advise the clinical category of the MBS item number.