Heart and vascular system

What are 'Heart and vascular system' services?

Hospital treatment for the investigation and treatment of the heart, heart-related conditions and vascular system. For example: heart failure and heart attack, monitoring of heart conditions, varicose veins and removal of plaque from arterial walls.

  • Chemotherapy and radiotherapy for cancer is listed separately under Chemotherapy, radiotherapy and immunotherapy for cancer.

Hospital treatment for the investigation and treatment of the heart, heart-related conditions and vascular system.

Which level of Hospital cover includes these services?

Heart and vascular services are included under our Silver, Silver Plus and Gold Star Hospital policies.

What MBS item numbers are included in the Heart and vascular system category?

13400, 32500, 32504, 32507, 32508, 32511, 32514, 32517, 32520, 32522, 32523, 32526, 32528, 32529, 32700, 32703, 32708, 32710, 32711, 32712, 32715, 32718, 32721, 32724, 32730, 32733, 32736, 32739, 32742, 32745, 32748, 32751, 32754, 32757, 32760, 32763, 32766, 32769, 33050, 33055, 33070, 33075, 33080, 33100, 33103, 33109, 33112, 33115, 33116, 33118, 33119, 33121, 33124, 33127, 33130, 33133, 33136, 33139, 33142, 33145, 33148, 33151, 33154, 33157, 33160, 33163, 33166, 33169, 33172, 33175, 33178, 33181, 33500, 33506, 33509, 33512, 33515, 33518, 33521, 33524, 33527, 33530, 33533, 33536, 33539, 33542, 33545, 33548, 33551, 33554, 33800, 33803, 33806, 33810, 33811, 33812, 33815, 33818, 33821, 33824, 33827, 33830, 33833, 33836, 33839, 33842, 33845, 33848, 34100, 34103, 34106, 34109, 34112, 34115, 34118, 34121, 34124, 34127, 34130, 34142, 34145, 34148, 34151, 34154, 34157, 34160, 34163, 34166, 34169, 34172, 34175, 34500, 34503, 34506, 34509, 34512, 34515, 34518, 34800, 34803, 34806, 34809, 34812, 34815, 34818, 34821, 34824, 34827, 34830, 34833, 35100, 35103, 35200, 35202, 35300, 35303, 35306, 35307, 35309, 35312, 35315, 35317, 35319, 35320, 35321, 35324, 35327, 35330, 35331, 35360,, 35361, 35362, 35363, 38200, 38203, 38206, 38209, 38212, 38213, 38215, 38218, 38220, 38222, 38225, 38228, 38231, 38234, 38237, 38240, 38241, 38243, 38246, 38256, 38270, 38272, 38273, 38274, 38275, 38276, 38285, 38286, 38287, 38288, 38290, 38293, 38300, 38303, 38306 38309, 38312, 38315, 38318, 38350, 38353, 38356, 38358, 38359, 38362, 38365, 38368, 38371, 38384, 38387, 38390, 38393, 38447, 38449, 38450, 38452, 38470, 38473, 38475, 38477, 38478, 38480, 38481, 38483, 38485, 38487, 38488, 38489, 38490, 38493, 38495, 38496, 38497, 38498, 38500, 38501, 38503, 38504, 38505, 38506, 38507, 38508, 38509, 38512, 38515, 38518, 38550, 38553, 38556, 38559, 38562, 38565, 38568, 38571, 38572, 38577, 38588, 38600, 38603, 38609, 38612, 38613, 38615, 38618, 38621, 38624, 38627, 38637, 38650, 38653, 38654, 38670, 38673, 38677, 38680, 38700, 38703, 38706, 38709, 38712, 38715, 38718, 38721, 38724, 38727, 38730, 38733, 38736, 38739, 38742, 38745, 38748, 38751, 38754, 38757, 38760, 38763, 38766, 59903, 59912, 59925, 59971, 59972, 59973

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