Implantation of hearing devices

What is the 'Implantation of hearing devices'?

Hospital treatment to correct hearing loss, including implantation of a prosthetic hearing device.

  • Stapedectomy is listed separately under Ear, nose and throat

Which level of Hospital cover includes these services?

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

What MBS item numbers are included in the Implantation of hearing devices category?

Please refer to for MBS item numbers that are included in the 'Implantation of hearing devices' 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.