Pain management

What are 'Pain management' services?

Hospital treatment for pain management that does not require the insertion or surgical management of a device. For example: treatment of nerve pain and chest pain due to cancer by injection of a nerve block.

  • Pain management using a device (for example an infusion pump or neurostimulator) is listed separately under Pain management with device.

Which level of Hospital cover includes these services?

Pain management services are included under our Bronze, Bronze Plus, Silver, No Maternity Hospital with Mid Extras Combo, Gold and Gold Star Hospital policies.

What MBS item numbers are included in the Pain management services category?

39100, 39106, 39109, 39112, 39115, 39118, 39121, 39124, 39140, 39323, 45939