1482 - New item numbers and rebates for mobile radiology services

Page last updated: 31 August 2018

Application Detail



Description of Medical Service

The application proposes an additional fee to the current Medical Benefit Schedule items for x-ray and ultrasound imaging services, when these services are provided within Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACF).

Description of Medical Condition

Plain skeletal Xray: patients who have experienced a fall
Plain Chest Xray: patients with suspected pneumonia or heart failure
Plain abdominal Xray: patients with suspected acute abdomen or bowel obstruction
Abdominal ultrasound: acute abdomen, intra-abdominal pathology

Reason for Application

New MBS item

Medical Service Type


Previous Application Number

Not Applicable

Associated Documentation

Application Form

Application Form (Word 107 KB)
Application Form (PDF 726 KB)

PICO Confirmation


Assessment Report


Public Summary Document

MSAC Outcome (Word 93 KB)
MSAC Outcome (PDF 110 KB)

Meetings for this Application






29 September 2017
29 June 2018