How the MBS and telehealth works.
In this section
Eligibility for taking part in telehealth video consultation.
At the time of the video consultation, there must be 15 km by road between a patient and a specialist, consultant physician, or consultant psychiatrist.
MBS item numbers and payments
There are currently 23 telehealth MBS items available to medical practitioners, nurse practitioners, midwives, practice nurses and Aboriginal Health Workers.