Dialysis for chronic kidney failure

What is 'Dialysis for chronic kidney failure''? 

Dialysis is a procedure that is performed routinely on persons who suffer from acute or chronic renal failure, or who have ESRD. The process involves removing waste substances and fluid from the blood that are normally eliminated by the kidneys

Which level of Hospital cover includes these services?

To find out which level of Hospital cover includes dialysis for chronic kidney failure, please refer to our Hospital Comparison Table.

What MBS item numbers are included in the Dialysis for chronic kidney failure category?

Please refer to privatehealth.gov.au for MBS item numbers that are included in the 'Dialysis for chronic kidney failure' 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.