From 1 November 2018 there will be changes to dermatology, allergy and immunology MBS items.
From 1 November 2018, there will be changes to Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items relating to:
- allergy testing
- benign and malignant neoplasms of skin
- wart removal
- phototherapy (PUVA/UVB)
- Mohs surgery
- laser excision of face or neck tumours
- vermilionectomy using laser
- treatment of rhinophyma using laser.
The new and revised items better align with contemporary clinical practice and will contribute to improved patient care.