Chemotherapy, radiotherapy and immunotherapy for cancer

What are 'Chemotherapy, radiotherapy and immunotherapy for cancer' services?

Hospital treatment for chemotherapy, radiotherapy and immunotherapy for the treatment of cancer or benign tumours.

  • Surgical treatment of cancer is listed separately under each body system.

Which level of Hospital cover includes these services?

Chemotherapy, radiotherapy and immunotherapy for cancer services are included under our Bronze, Bronze Plus, Silver, Silver Plus No Maternity Combo, Gold and Gold Star Hospital policies.

What MBS item numbers are included in the Hospital psychiatric services category?

13760, 13915, 13918, 13921, 13924, 13927, 13930, 13933, 13936, 13939, 13942, 13945, 13948, 14221, 14245, 15000, 15003, 15006, 15009, 15012, 15100, 15103, 15106, 15109, 15112, 15115, 15211, 15214, 15215, 15218, 15221, 15224, 15227, 15230, 15233, 15236, 15239, 15242, 15245, 15248, 15251, 15254, 15257, 15260, 15263, 15266, 15269, 15272, 15275, 15303, 15304, 15307, 15308, 15311, 15312 15315, 15316, 15319, 15320, 15323, 15324, 15327, 15328, 15331, 15332, 15335, 15336, 15338, 15339, 15342, 15345, 15348, 15351, 15354, 15357, 15500, 15503, 15506, 15509, 15512, 15513, 15515, 15518, 15521, 15524, 15527, 15530, 15533, 15536, 15539, 15550, 15553, 15555, 15556, 15559, 15562, 15565, 15600, 15700, 15705, 15710, 15715, 15800, 15850, 15900, 16003, 16006, 16009, 16012, 16015, 16018, 16020, 30400, 34521, 34524, 34527, 34528, 34529, 34530, 34533, 34534, 34539, 34540, 35404, 35406, 35408, 50950, 50952

Important, please note.
The item numbers listed above 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 here: http://www9.health.gov.au/mbs/search.cfm