Hernia and appendix

What are 'Hernia and appendix' services?

Hospital treatment for the investigation and treatment of a hernia or appendicitis.

  • Digestive conditions are listed separately under Digestive system.

Which level of Hospital cover includes these services?

Hernia and appendix services are included under our Basic Plus, Bronze, Bronze Plus, Silver, Silver Plus and Gold Star Hospital policies.

What MBS item numbers are included in the Hernia and appendix services category?

30571, 30572, 30574, 30609, 30614, 30615, 30640, 30645, 30646, 43805, 43835, 43837, 43838, 43841, 43939, 44108, 44111, 44114

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