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?

Kidney and bladder services are included under our Bronze, Bronze Plus, Silver, Silver Plus and Gold Star Hospital policies.

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

11900, 11903, 11906, 11909, 11912, 11915, 11917, 11919, 11921, 12524, 12527, 18375, 18379, 30324, 36503, 36504, 36505, 36506, 36507, 36508, 36509, 36516, 36519, 36522, 36525, 36526, 36527, 36528 36529 36531 36532, 36533, 36537, 36540, 36543, 36546, 36549, 36552, 36558, 36561, 36564, 36567, 36570, 36573, 36576, 36579, 36585, 36588, 36591, 36594, 36597, 36600, 36603, 36604, 36605 36606 36607 36608 36609 36612, 36615, 36618, 36621, 36624, 36627, 36630, 36633, 36636, 36639, 36642, 36645, 36648, 36649, 36650, 36652, 36654, 36656, 36663, 36664, 36665, 36666, 36667 36668 36671 36672 36673 36800 36803 36806, 36809, 36811, 36812, 36815, 36818, 36821, 36824, 36825, 36827, 36830, 36833, 36836, 36840, 36842, 36845, 36848, 36851, 36854, 36857, 36860 36863 37000 37004 37008 37011 37014 37020 37023 37026, 37029, 37038, 37040, 37041, 37042, 37043, 37044, 37045, 37047, 37050, 37053, 37300, 37303, 37306, 37309, 37315, 37318, 37321 37324 37327 37330 37333 37336 37338 37339 37340 37341 37342 37343, 37345, 37348, 37351, 37354, 37369, 37372, 37375, 37381, 37384, 37387, 37390, 37444, 37800, 37801, 37842, 37845, 37848, 37851, 37854, 43981, 43984

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