Weight loss surgery

What are 'Weight loss surgery' services?

Hospital treatment for surgery that is designed to reduce a person’s weight, remove excess skin due to weight loss and reversal of a bariatric procedure. For example: gastric banding, gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy.

Which level of Hospital cover includes these services?

Weight loss services are included under our Gold and Gold Star Hospital policies.

What MBS item numbers are included in the Weight loss surgery category?

30165, 30168, 30171, 30172, 30177, 30179, 31569, 31572, 31575, 31578, 31581, 31584, 31587, 31590