What is a 'Gastrointestinal endoscopy'?
Hospital treatment for the diagnosis, investigation and treatment of the internal parts of the gastrointestinal system using an endoscope. For example: colonoscopy, gastroscopy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP).
Non‑endoscopic procedures for the digestive system are listed separately under Digestive system.
Which level of Hospital cover includes these services?
To find out which level of Hospital cover includes gastrointestinal endoscopy, please refer to our Hospital Comparison Table.
What MBS item numbers are included in the Gastrointestinal endoscopy category?
Please refer to privatehealth.gov.au for MBS item numbers that are included in the 'Gastrointestinal endoscopy' 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.