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Medicare MBS Item Numbers for Plastic Surgery. Am I Covered?

Will Medicare cover my Plastic Surgery Procedure? The following listed Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Item Numbers are essential for patients to be able to claim the Medicare rebates and utilise their Private Health Insurance Hospital cover for surgical procedures. To be eligible for the MBS Items patients must meet all the specific requirements as written
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Will Medicare cover Abdominoplasty and Skin Reduction Surgery?

Medicare Benefits Schedule (also known as MBS) Item Codes, Definitions and also Criteria for Plastic Surgery changed as of November 2018. The changes affect your rebate eligibility, for skin reduction surgery (after weight loss) or Bariatric Surgery. Brachioplasty, Abdominoplasty or Belt Lipectomy and Revision Rhinoplasty patients may have also been impacted. The government previously made
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Will Medicare Pay for a tummy tuck?

Will Medicare Pay for Extended Abdominoplasty?

Will Medicare cover extended abdominoplasty after weight loss? – Extended Tummy Tuck Medicare Guidelines After significant weight loss or weight loss surgery, you may require an abdominoplasty or extended tummy tuck to remove excess skin or repair weakened abdominal muscles. While this operation is usually done for cosmetic reasons after pregnancy, it is often integral
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