Kidney and bladder

What are 'Kidney and bladder' services?

Hospital treatment for the investigation and treatment of the kidney, adrenal gland and bladder. For example: kidney stones, adrenal gland tumour and incontinence.

  • Dialysis is listed separately under Dialysis for chronic kidney failure.
  • 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 kidney and bladder, please refer to our Hospital Comparison Table.

What MBS item numbers are included in the kidder and bladder category?

Please refer to for MBS item numbers that are included in the 'kidney and bladder' 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.