MBS Telehealth Services scope expanded

16 September 2021

Update on the inclusion of COVID-19 specialist telehealth items for pain medicine and anaesthesia.

The expansion will apply to a range of attendance items, including consultations for private patients admitted to either a private or public hospital. It will enable specialist medical practitioners to provide telehealth services to admitted patients, where it is safe and appropriate to provide the service remotely. . 

Specialist pain medicine physicians have access for consultant physician attendances (video 92471, 92472, 92473 and phone 92425, 92526, 92427) 

Anaesthetists have access for anaesthesia attendances (video 92702 and phone 92713) 

Further information is available under the fact sheet section on the Department of Health website.

Last updated 11:08 16.09.2021