What are 'Gynaecology' services?

Hospital treatment for the investigation and treatment of the female reproductive system. For example: endometriosis, polycystic ovaries, female sterilisation and cervical cancer.

  • Fertility treatments are listed separately under Assisted reproductive services.
  • Pregnancy and birth-related conditions are listed separately under Pregnancy and birth.
  • Miscarriage or termination of pregnancy is listed separately under Miscarriage and termination of pregnancy.
  • Chemotherapy and radiotherapy for cancer is listed separately under Chemotherapy, radiotherapy and immunotherapy for cancer.

Which level of Hospital cover includes these services?

To find out which level of Hospital cover includes Gynaecology, please refer to our Hospital Comparison Table.

What MBS item numbers are included in the Gynaecology category?

Please refer to for MBS item numbers that are included in the 'Gynaecology' services category.

Important, please note.
The MBS item numbers listed will attract benefits from HIF provided that:

(a) the MBS item number forms part of a hospital inpatient admission;

(b) the Member holds an eligible Hospital Cover product which includes the clinical category that the MBS item relates to;

(c) the Member has served the necessary waiting periods; and

(d) the Membership is financial at the date of service.

To search for more information on a  particular MBS item number, simply copy and paste the MBS item number into the Private Health website which will advise the clinical category of the MBS item number.