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?

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

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

Please refer to privatehealth.gov.au for MBS item numbers that are included in the 'Hernia and appendix' 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.