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
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