What is 'Diabetes management (excluding insulin pumps)'?
Hospital treatment for the investigation and management of diabetes. For example: stabilisation of hypo- or hyper- glycaemia, contour problems due to insulin injections.
- Treatment for diabetes-related conditions is listed separately under each body system affected. For example, treatment for diabetes-related eye conditions is listed separately under Eye.
- Treatment for ulcers is listed separately under Skin.
- Provision and replacement of insulin pumps is listed separately under Insulin pumps
Which level of Hospital cover includes these services?
Diabetes management (excluding insulin pumps) services are included under our Bronze, Bronze Plus, Silver, Silver Plus and Gold Star Hospital policies.
What MBS item numbers are included in the Diabetes management (excluding insulin pumps) category?
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