Colorectal surgery MBS changes commencing 1 July 2022

Posted: 30th of May, 2022

From 1 July 2022, changes to Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) colorectal surgery services will commence following recommendations from the MBS Review Taskforce and consultation with key stakeholders. These changes will better align colorectal surgery services with contemporary, evidence-based practice.

The changes are outlined in a range of communication materials, which are now available on the MBS Online Fact Sheets Page. This includes a Fact Sheet, Quick Reference Guide and Frequently Asked Questions, which are available at this link: MBS online - Colorectal Surgery MBS Item Changes.

Please feel free to contact the Department of Health at [email protected] if you have any questions.