What are 'Cataracts'?

Hospital treatment for surgery to remove a cataract and replace with an artificial lens.

Which level of Hospital cover includes these services?

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

What MBS item numbers are included in the Cataracts category?

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

Important, please note.
The MBS item numbers listed will attract benefits from HIF provided that (a) the code forms part of a hospital inpatient admission; (b) the Member holds an eligible Hospital Cover product; and (c) the Member has served the necessary waiting periods.  To search for more information on a particular item code, simply copy and paste the code into Medicare's online search function.