Eye (not cataracts)

What are 'Eye (not cataracts)' services?

Hospital treatment for the investigation and treatment of the eye and the contents of the eye socket. For example: retinal detachment, tear duct conditions, eye infections and medically managed trauma to the eye.

  • Cataract procedures are listed separately under Cataracts.
  • Eyelid procedures are listed separately under Plastic and reconstructive surgery.
  • Chemotherapy and radiotherapy for cancer is listed separately under Chemotherapy, radiotherapy and immunotherapy for cancer.

Which level of Hospital cover includes these services?

Eye (not cataracts) 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 Eye (not cataracts) services category?

18366, 18369, 18370, 18372, 18374, 42503, 42506, 42509, 42510, 42512, 42515, 42518, 42521, 42524, 42527, 42530, 42533, 42536, 42539, 42542, 42543, 42545, 42548, 42551, 42554, 42557, 42563, 42569, 42572, 42573, 42574, 42575, 42576, 42581, 42584, 42587, 42590, 42593, 42596, 42599, 42602, 42605, 42608, 42610, 42611, 42614, 42615, 42617, 42620, 42622, 42623, 42626, 42629, 42632, 42635, 42638, 42641, 42644, 42647, 42650, 42651, 42652, 42653, 42656, 42662, 42665, 42667, 42668, 42672, 42673, 42676, 42677, 42680, 42683, 42686, 42689 42692, 42695, 42719, 42725, 42731, 42734, 42738, 42739, 42740, 42741, 42743, 42744, 42746, 42749, 42752, 42755, 42758, 42761, 42764, 42767, 42770, 42773, 42776, 42779, 42782, 42783, 42785, 42786, 42788, 42789, 42791, 42792, 42794, 42801, 42802, 42805, 42806, 42807, 42808, 42809, 42810, 42811, 42812, 42815, 42818, 42821, 42824, 42833, 42836, 42839, 42842, 42845, 42848, 42851, 42854, 42857, 42869, 43021, 43022, 43023