New MBS specialist telehealth services fact sheet released

16 March 2022

A new fact sheet summarising recent changes to MBS specialist telehealth services has been released.

Due to the COVID-19 Omicron variant breakout, a number of items that were due to cease on 31 December 2021 have been reinstated until 30 June 2022.

From 1 January 2022 Group T6 anaesthesia item 17609 is no longer available while video item 92701 (anaesthetist , professional attendance, advanced or complex) has been permanently added to the MBS, with the equivalent telephone item 92712 available until 30 June 2022.

From 1 January 2022 video items 91824 (consultant physician – initial attendance) and 91825 (consultant physician – subsequent attendance) have been permanently added to the MBS, with the equivalent telephone items 91834 and 91835 available until 30 June 2022. In addition, both video item 91826 and telephone item 91836 (consultant physician – minor attendance) have been permanently added to the MBS. 

See the fact sheet for further information.


Last updated 16:19 16.03.2022