Submission to the Department of Health on MBS Heart Health Assessment items


Submission

Date: 18 December 2020

The RACGP has provided a submission to the Department of Health's review of Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Heart Health Assessment items.

Heart Health Assessment items 699 (GP) and 177 (other medical practitioner) were introduced to the MBS on 1 April 2019, with these interim items due to expire on 30 June 2021. A review is being conducted by the Department to potentially make these items permanent on the MBS and feedback was invited from key sector representatives.