Palliative care

What is 'Palliative care'?

Hospital treatment for care where the intent is primarily providing quality of life for a patient with a terminal illness, including treatment to alleviate and manage pain.

Which level of Hospital cover includes these services?

Palliative care is included under our No Maternity Hospital with Mid Extras Combo, Gold and Gold Star Hospital policies.

What MBS item numbers are included in the Palliative care category?

3003, 3005, 3010, 3014, 3015, 3018, 3023, 3028, 3032, 3040, 3044, 3051, 3055, 3062, 3069, 3074, 3078, 3083, 3088, 3093