More info on MBS item #55054

The Australian Society of Anaesthetists (ASA) has been hard at work trying to improve anaesthesia items in the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS).  However, many of their arguments appear to have fallen on deaf ears at the Department of Health and Ageing (DHA), where...

Disappointment re. #55054

It is very disappointing that the DHA has indicated that they will be withdrawing funding and restricting access to item 55054 (the ‘ultrasound-block’ number) for Anaesthesia. ¬†Watch out for news about this…

Pocket MBS/RVG: fee sorting

When viewing item numbers in a particular group (eg Professional Attendances -> Other Non-referred), touch the ‘fee sort‘ button – top right of the navigation bar – to sort the item numbers by fee, with the highest fees at the top of the...